|Celebrating Eucharist at Lydia|
This morning we are set for Philippi, the first city in Europe visited by
|The Lydia baptistry|
|Inside the Baptistry at Lydia|
|inside the baptistry at Lydia|
In the Greek Orthodox church the godparents give the baby to the priest who totally immerses the child.
|St Nicholas Church Kavala|
|Finding the shade at Philippi!|
|mosaic floor above Macedonian tomb|
|the theatre at Philippi|
|Philippi on the Egnatian road|
|part of a Basilica Philippi|
|Philippi Basilicas beyond the forum|
The excavated ruins at
Philippi expose the
foundations of three great basilicas as well as a magnificent forum and fine
|Paul's prison cell|
Here they also exorcised a slave girl, for which they were beaten and imprisoned. They escape during an earthquake - and the jailer and his family were converted and baptised to the faith. We see the prison ruins where Paul is said to have been confined.
|Roman game in the pavement|
Next post I return to Kavala before we head for Thessaloniki...