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He was a successful warrior, and as a king he was able to join the twelve cities of Ionia together into the Ionian League. ephesus day tour  During his reign the city began to prosper. He died in a battle against the Carians when he came to the aid of Priene, another city of the Ionian League. ephesus excursions Androklos and his dog are depicted on the Hadrian temple frieze, dating from the 2nd century. Later, Greek historians such as Pausanias, Strabo, the poet Kallinos, and the historian Herodotos reassigned the city’s mythological foundation to Ephos, queen of the Amazons. ephesus cruise port excursions

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The earliest record of the name of Cappadocia dates from the late 6th century BC, when it appears in the trilingual inscriptions of two early Achaemenid kings, kusadasi cruise port excursions  Darius I and Xerxes, as one of the countries (Old Persian dahyu-) of the Persian Empire. Kusadasi Day Trips  In these lists of countries, the Old Persian name is Katpatuka, which is of uncertain origin: the name could be genuine Old Persian, meaning either “land of the Ducha/Tucha” or “land of the beautiful horses” (consistent with the fact that ancient Cappadocia was famous for its horse breeding); according to another theory, it is a Persianized form of the Hittite name for Cilicia, Kizzuwatna. The Elamite and Akkadian language versions of the inscriptions contain a similar name from Akkadian katpa “side” (cf. Heb katef) and a chief or ancestor’s name, Tuka. kusadasi ephesus tours

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ephesus tours from kusadasi the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus tours from izmir was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and was built around 550 BC, it was about four times the size of the Parthenon. Ephesus was part of the kingdom of Pergamum which Attalus III bequeathed to Rome in 133 BC. Ephesus was the most important Roman city of proconsular Asia. Situated at the mouth of the Cayster River on a gulf of the Aegean sea, it flourished as an important commercial and export centre for Asia. By NT times it had grown to at least 250,000 people (Mounce). Gradually the harbour silted up and is now some miles from the sea. In modern day Turkey Ephesus is known as Efes.ephesus tours from istanbul

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