troas was a very fitting place in which this vision should appear.
troas is the district in northwest Asia Minor in which was located the city of Troy.
And when they had passed through Mysia, they went down to troas.
The ship in which he was travelling left troas early in the morning.
And sailing from troas, we came with a straight course to Samothracia, and the day following to Neapolis.
The Medea, the troas, and the Hippolytus, are ascribed to him.
The name of the district, troas in Greek, is from the old town of Troja.
Then they turned west, and passing through Mysia without preaching arrived at last at the coast, at troas.
From troas he proceeded to Philippi, and for exactly the same reason.
The seven days stay at troas which was significant because of an all night service and the accident to Eutychus.
a city on the coast of Mysia, in the north-west of Asia Minor, named after ancient Troy, which was at some little distance from it (about 4 miles) to the north. Here Paul, on his second missionary journey, saw the vision of a "man of Macedonia," who appeared to him, saying, "Come over, and help us" (Acts 16:8-11). He visited this place also on other occasions, and on one of these visits he left his cloak and some books there (2 Cor. 2:12; 2 Tim. 4:13). The ruins of Troas extend over many miles, the site being now mostly covered with a forest of oak trees. The modern name of the ruins is Eski Stamboul i.e., Old Constantinople.