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From πόντος (póntos). In Homeric works, the word was used to refer to any sea, but later it began to refer specifically to the Black Sea, and eventually to a region settled on its southeastern shores.
- the Black Sea.
- Pontus, a region on the southeastern shores of the Black Sea.
- (Greek mythology) Pontus, the sea god in Greek mythology.
- «Πόντος» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
- Bauer, Walter et al. (2001) A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature, Third edition, Chicago: University of Chicago Press
- “G4195”, in Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance to the Bible, 1979
- Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,023