An island in the Aegean Sea, SW of Ephesus, visited by Paul briefly before he came to Miletus (Acts 20: 15). Jews had been living on the island for some time (1 Macc. 15: 23); it had been part of the Roman province of Asia since 129 BCE.
Citation styles are based on the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th Ed., and the MLA Style Manual, 2nd Ed..
"Samos." In A Dictionary of the Bible. Ed. W. R. F. Browning. Oxford Biblical Studies Online. May 23, 2015. <http://www.oxfordbiblicalcstudies.com/article/opr/t94/e1668>.
"Samos." In A Dictionary of the Bible. , edited by W. R. F. Browning. Oxford Biblical Studies Online, http://www.oxfordbiblicalcstudies.com/article/opr/t94/e1668 (accessed May 23, 2015).