Pergamos = "height or elevation"
1) a city of Mysia Minor, in Asia Minor, the seat of the dynasties of
Attalus and Eumenes, famous for its temple of Aesculapius and the
invention and manufacture of parchment. The river Selinus flowed
through it and the Cetius ran past it. It was the birthplace of
the physician Galen, and had a great royal library. It had a