Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Fact of the Day: Philadelphia Jordan

The middle eastern county of Jordan's capital Amman was once known as Philadelphia. 

13 comments:

Kay said...

It's really interesting to learn where the names of our cities and states have come from.

Moving with Mitchell said...

I had no idea the name had ancient origins. Shows how much I read the New Testament.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

WOw. Cool to know!

Pat Hatt said...

Guess it moved a longs ways, in name anyway

Emmylou said...

I always love it when I hear same city names all over the world...like this:)

Christine said...

Interesting.

Anna-Alina said...

Looks pretty!

Jimmy said...

I would have never guessed that.

Jenn said...

Well, I definitely didn't know that before today!

JACKIESUE said...

well, damn...didn't know that.

stephen Hayes said...

An interesting fact.

Martha said...

No kidding!

Fundy Blue said...

Wow! Now that is really cool!