These, no doubt, possessed municipal autonomy with the ordinary organization of the Greek state; to what extent they were formally and regularly controlled by the provincial authorities we do not know; Pithon, the satrap of the Indian province is specially described as sent "in colonias in Indis conditas" (Just.
Florez was a good numismatist, and published Medallas de las Colonias in 2 vols.
He based his teaching on the Gospels and the Epistles of Paul, repudiating other scriptures; and taking the Pauline name of Silvanus, organized churches in Castrum Colonias and Cibossa, which he called Macedonia, after Paul's congregation of that 1 In the Armenian Letterbook of the Patriarchs (Tiflis, 1901), p. 73.
De Vasconcellos, As Colonias Portuguesas (Lisbon, 1896-1897); J.
The following books deal comprehensively with the Portuguese colonies; As Colonias portuguezas, by E.