Help make Alexa smarter on Alexa Answers. Sign in with Amazon

Geography

Why do they call philadelphia the city of brotherly love?

1 Answer

William Penn named the city after the Greek words philos (love) and adelphos (brother). So the city’s name is actually said to translate to “The city of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection.”

{{ relativeTimeResolver(1573910463481) }}

LIVE
Points points 69
Rating

Similar Questions
Join Alexa Answers

Help make Alexa smarter and share your knowledge with the world

LEARN MORE

Join Alexa Answers

Help make Alexa smarter and share your knowledge with the world

LEARN MORE