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  1. An ancient Greek city located in the western part of what is now modern Turkey; the technique of preparing sheepskins as parchment was developed here

From Latin Pergamum, from Ancient Greek Πέργαμον (Pérgamon).

  1. An ancient Greek city, in western Anatolia, near modern Bergama.

Pergamum was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons With the Last Name Pergamum

Antipas of Pergamum was a saint. He holds the title Martyr and Bishop. He died in 92.



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Past life for Pergamum born Nov 25, 1974

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Thailand approximately on 900. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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