Biblical–Modern Places & People

Ancient Place or People Modern Name
Alexandria Mediterranean coast of Egypt
Ammon, Moab and Edom Jordan
Antioch Coastal Northwest Syria – “Hatay”
Arabia Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar and some of Iraq & Jordan
Aram Syria
Assyria Iraq
Athens, Berea, Corinth, Philippi and Thessalonica Cities in Greece
Babylon Iraq
Canaan Northern Israel and Southern Lebanon
Cush Ethiopia and some of Sudan, Somalia and Yemen (possibly more of Africa)
Cyrene Northwest Libya
Damascus Syria
Decapolis Northwestern Jordan and a small portion of Israel
Dedan and Sheba Saudi Arabia
Ephesus, Pergamum and Smyrna Western Turkey
Gomer Ukraine
Haran and Padan-aram Eastern Syria
Iconium and Lystra Central Turkey
Magog, Rus and Rosh Russia
Meshech and Tubal Turkey
Midian Western Saudi Arabia & Southern Jordan
Mizraim Egypt
Persia Iran and some of Iraq
Philistia Palestine
Phoenicia Lebanon
Phut/Put Libya and some of Egypt and North Africa
Scythia Southern Russia
Shinar Iraq – Ancient Babel and present day “Babylon”
Sidon and Tyre Western Lebanon (Coastal)
Tarshish Carthage, suburb of Tunis, Tunisia (possibly even Great Britain)
Tarsus Eastern Turkey
Togarmah Parts of Turkey, Turkomen, Turkestan and Armenia
Ur Southeastern Iraq