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Roman Odessos (Varna, Bulgaria)

The contemporary city of Varna originated as a settlement named as Odessos in the 5-th century B.C. by Greek settlers from Millet in Asia Minor.  The Pontic settlement was founded around 570 B.C.  In addition to the Greeks the inhabitants … Continue reading

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Stratonikeia (Turkey)

  Stratonikeia – also translated as  Stratoniceia , Stratoniki, and Stratonike and Stratonice Stratonikeia is located in the Yatagan district of the Mugla province at the Eskihisar Village.  Stratonikeia has been inhabited continuously from the Late Bronze Age (1500 BC) … Continue reading

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Ancient Sardes (Sardis) (Turkey)

Located 82 kilometers from Izmir with a history dating back to the 5000’s B.C.              

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Heirapolis (Turkey)

Heirapolis, located about 24 kilometers from Denizli, is at the location of Pamukkali,  famous the healing waters. Roman gate Latrine Frontius main street Tritons Fountain Tritons Fountain   View towards theater showing channel at bottom Pamukkale Theater Channel    

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Ancient Laodikeia (Turkey)

The Ancient City of Laodikeia or Laodicea or Laodikya is located approximately 6 km north of Denizli near Pamukkale and Merkezefendi.  Laodikeia, located in the villages of Eskihisar, Goncali, and Bozburun, is surrounded by the Asopos, Kadmos, and Lykos Rivers … Continue reading

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Ephesus 2017

Ephesus (or Ephesos or Ephes) is located in the western part of Turkey along the Aegean Sea near the historical town of Selcuk (Seljuk), which is between  Izmir (ancient Symrna) and Aydin.  Ephesus was originally constructed on a bay where … Continue reading

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Ancient Bidar Fort

Bidar Fort is situated in Bidar, India in the northern plateau of Karnataka, India. The fort, the city and the district all have the name Bidar. Sultan Alla-Ud Din Bahman of the Bahmanid Dynasty shifted his capital from Gulbarga to … Continue reading

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