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Officials in the Roman Empire, holding various titles, had duties on the bench—Asiarchs in Ephesus looked after patriotic events, and were friendly towards Paul (Acts 19: 31), politarchs in Thessalonica after a riot released Jason on bail (Acts 17: 9), the pro‐consul of a senatorial province, Gallio at Corinth, dismissed a charge against Paul (Acts 18: 17), and strategoi at Philippi apologized to Paul for false imprisonment (Acts 16: 39).

Subjects: Classical Studies.

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