Metaphysical meaning of Assos (mbd) Assos (also called Apollonia), as'-sos (Gk.)--approaching. A Roman town and seaport in Mysia, Asia, not far from Troas and Mitylene (Acts 20:13). Meta. An intellectual state of consciousness that is willing to examine into the truth (Apollonia), and is therefore drawing near to (approaching) an understanding of it. ________________________ Preceding Entry: Assir Following Entry: Assyria View the discussion thread.