Rhegium (Ree´jee-uhm)

A Greek colony (modern Reggio di Calabria) located at the southwestern tip of the Italian boot, opposite Messana in Sicily. Unfavorable winds hindered navigation between the narrow straits, perhaps explaining Paul’s delay there (Acts 28:13).

Acts 28:13

13then we weighed anchor and came to Rhegium. After one day there a south wind sprang up, and on the second day we came to Puteoli.

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