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Smyrna


"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."


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Definition of Smyrna:
"myrrh"