kellie
User Avatar

User content

User Image kellie 5 Followers
19 May 2020
Metropolis

Metropolis

The classical city of Metropolis is situated in western Turkey near Yeniköy village in Torbali municipality - approximately 40 km SE of Izmir. Occupation at the site goes back to the Neolithic period. The Hittite period is also attested. Classical, Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine and...

User Image kellie 5 Followers
24 May 2020

Colophon

Colophon was an ancient city in Ionia. Founded around the turn of the first millennium BC, it was likely one of the oldest of the twelve cities of the Ionian League. In ancient times it was located between Lebedos (120 stadia to the west) and Ephesus (70 stadia to its south). Today the ruins of the city can be found south of the town Değirmendere Fev in the Menderes district of Izmir Province, Turkey. The city's name comes from the word κολοφών,...

User Image kellie 5 Followers
25 May 2020
Nysa on the Maeander

Nysa on the Maeander

Nysa on the Maeander  was an ancient city and bishopric of Asia Minor (now Anatolia, Asian Turkey), whose remains are in the Sultanhisar district of Aydın Province of Turkey, 50 kilometres (31 mi) east of the Ionian city of Ephesus, and which remains a Latin Catholic titular...

User Image kellie 5 Followers
25 May 2020
Alinda

Alinda

Alinda  was an inland city and bishopric in ancient Caria, in Asia Minor (Anatolia). Modern scholars identify Alinda with the Hellenistic foundation of Alexandria ad Latmum noted by Stephanus of Byzantium.Alinda has perhaps been an important city since the second millennium BC and has been...

User Image kellie 5 Followers
27 May 2020
Aizanoi

Aizanoi

Aizanoi Latinized as Aezani was an Ancient Greek city in western Anatolia. Located in what is now Çavdarhisar, Kütahya Province, its ruins are situated astride the River Penkalas, some 1,000 m (3,300 ft) above sea level. The city was an important political and economic...

User Image kellie 5 Followers
27 May 2020
Knidos

Knidos

Knidos or Cnidus was a Greek city of ancient Caria and part of the Dorian Hexapolis, in south-western Asia Minor, modern-day Turkey. It was situated on the Datça peninsula, which forms the southern side of the Sinus Ceramicus, now known as Gulf of Gökova. By the 4th century BC, Knidos...

User Image kellie 5 Followers
28 May 2020
Tripolis on the Meander

Tripolis on the Meander

Tripolis on the Meander also Neapolis , Apollonia and Antoniopolis   was an ancient city on the borders of Phrygia, Caria and Lydia, on the northern bank of the upper course of the Maeander, and on the road leading from Sardes by Philadelphia to Laodicea ad Lycum. (It. Ant. p. 336; Tab....

User Image kellie 5 Followers
28 May 2020
Selge Pisidia

Selge Pisidia

Selge was an important city in ancient Pisidia and later in Pamphylia, on the southern slope of Mount Taurus, modern Antalya Province, Turkey, at the part where the river Eurymedon River (Turkish: Köprüçay)forces its way through the mountains towards the south.The town was...

User Image kellie 5 Followers
30 May 2020
Alaca Höyük

Alaca Höyük

Alacahöyük or Alaca Höyük (sometimes also spelled as Alacahüyük, Aladja-Hoyuk, Euyuk, or Evuk) is the site of a Neolithic and Hittite settlement and is an important archaeological site. It is situated in Alaca, Çorum Province, Turkey, northeast of...

User Image kellie 5 Followers
01 Aug 2020
Cape May Lighthouse

Cape May Lighthouse

The Cape May Lighthouse is both a working lighthouse and a museum of maritime history. Restored, maintained and interpreted by Cape May MAC (Museums + Arts + Culture), the Lighthouse hosts nearly 100,000 visitors a year who experience a visit to the top, participating in a century old rite of a...