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Sardes: v. Sardis.
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Sardis (/ˈsɑːrdɪs/) or Sardes (/ˈsɑːrdiːz/; Lydian: 𐤮𐤱𐤠𐤭𐤣 Sfard; Ancient Greek: Σάρδεις Sardeis; Old Persian: Sparda; Biblical Hebrew: ספרד Sfarad) was an ancient city at the location of modern Sart (Sartmahmut before 19 October 2005), near Salihli, in Turkey's Manisa Province. Sardis was the capital of the ancient kingdom of Lydia, one of the important cities of the Persian Empire, the seat of a Seleucid Satrap, the seat of a proconsul under the Roman Empire, and the metropolis of the province Lydia in later Roman and Byzantine times. As one of the seven churches of Asia, it was addressed by the author of the Book of Revelation in the New Testament, in terms which seem to imply that its church members did not finish what they started, that they were about image and not substance. Its importance was due first to its military strength, secondly to its situation on an important highway leading from the interior to the Aegean coast, and thirdly to its commanding the wide and fertile plain of the Hermus.
ar: سارد; be: Сарды; bg: Сарди; ca: Sardes; cs: Sardy; de: Sardes; el: Σάρδεις; en: Sardis; eo: Sardeso; es: Sardes; eu: Sardes; fa: سارد; fi: Sardes; fr: Sardes; gl: Sardes; ha: Sardis; he: סרדיס; hr: Sard; hu: Szardeisz; id: Sardis; it: Sardi; ja: サルディス; ka: სარდისი; ko: 사르디스; ku: Sardîs; la: Sardis; mr: सार्डिस; nl: Sardis; no: Sardis; pl: Sardes; pt: Sárdis; ro: Sardes; ru: Сарды; rw: Sarudi; sh: Sard; simple: Sardis; sk: Sardy; sl: Sarde; sq: Sarda; sr: Сард; sv: Sardes; tr: Sardis; uk: Сарди; uz: Sardi; zh: 薩第斯