The bonfires of Detroit in 1967, for instance, recall the Great Fire of Smyrna in 1922.
Through her a romantic, licentious element entered into the fantastic career of the Smyrna Messiah.
Cotton-spinning had then begun, the cotton coming from Cyprus and Smyrna.
The church of Smyrna celebrated the anniversary of their martyred bishops passion with joy and gladness as his natal day.
To thee I give Turkey, and the seat of thine empire shall be Smyrna.
The next day, with the present of a good suit of clothes, I was put on board a vessel bound for Smyrna and Constantinople.
There was great excitement in Smyrna, especially among the boys.
With him I spent some of the pleasantest hours of our journey to Smyrna.
His offer was accepted, and 100,000 Greek troops landed at Smyrna.
At length we reached Smyrna, which is partly situated on level ground, the harbour backed by a lofty hill.
myrrh, an ancient city of Ionia, on the western coast of Asia Minor, about 40 miles to the north of Ephesus. It is now the chief city of Anatolia, having a mixed population of about 200,000, of whom about one-third are professed Christians. The church founded here was one of the seven addressed by our Lord (Rev. 2:8-11). The celebrated Polycarp, a pupil of the apostle John, was in the second century a prominent leader in the church of Smyrna. Here he suffered martyrdom, A.D. 155.