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Ephesus (pron.: /ˈɛfəsəs/;[1] Greek: Ἔφεσος Ephesos; Turkish: Efes) was cruise ship ephesus tours an ancient Greek city, and later a major Roman city, on the coast of Ionia, near present-day Selçuk, Izmir Province, Turkey. It was one of ephesus excursions  the twelve cities of the Ionian League during the Classical Greek era. In the Roman period, Ephesus had a population of more than 250,000 in the 1st century BC, which served to make  ephesus full day tour it one of the largest cities in the Mediterranean world.

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Istanbul (Turkish: İstanbul) is the largest city in istanbul 2 day tour  Turkey, constituting the country’s economic, cultural, and historical heart. With a population istanbul cappadocia tour  of 13.9 million, the city forms one of the largest urban agglomerations in Europe[d] and is among the largest cities in the world by population within city limits. istanbul city sightseeing tour

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The city’s importance as a commercial center declined as the harbor was slowly silted up by the Cayster River (Küçük Menderes). ephesus shore excursions Ephesus was one of the seven churches of Asia that are cited in the Book of Revelation. ephesus tours The Gospel of John may have been written here. The city was the site of several 5th century Christian Councils, (see Council of Ephesus). It is also the site of a large gladiators’ graveyard. ephesus tours from istanbul

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The city was famed for the Temple of Artemis (completed around 550 BC),  ephesus full day tour one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. ephesus shore excursions  Emperor Constantine I rebuilt much of the city and erected new public baths. Following the Edict of Thessalonica from emperor Theodosius I, the temple was destroyed in 401 AD by a mob led by St. John Chrysostom. The town was partially destroyed by an earthquake in 614 AD. ephesus shore tours

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The town was partially destroyed by an ephesus shore excursions earthquake in 614 AD. The city’s importance as a commercial center declined as the harbor ephesus shore tours  was slowly silted up by the Cayster River (Küçük Menderes). ephesus shore excursions

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The town was conquered in 1304 by Sasa Bey, private ephesus tours an army commander of the Menteşoğulları principality. Shore Excursions Shortly afterwards, it was ceded to the Aydinid principality that stationed a powerful navy in the harbour of Ayasuluğ (the present-day Selçuk, next to Ephesus). Ayasoluk became an important harbour, from whence the navy organised raids to the surrounding regions.  shore excursions ephesus turkey

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Sackings by the Arabs first in the year 654–655 by caliph Muawiyah I, Kusadasi Day Trips  and later in 700 and 716 hastened the decline further. When the Seljuk Turks conquered Ephesus in 1090, it was a small village. The Byzantines resumed control in 1097 and changed the name of the town to Hagios Theologos. They kept control of the region until 1308. kusadasi ephesus tours Crusaders passing through were surprised that there was only a small village, called Ayasalouk, where they had expected a bustling city with a large seaport. Even the temple of Artemis was completely forgotten by the local population. The Crusaders of the Second Crusade fought the Seljuks just outside the town in December 1147.  kusadasi port tours

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This open-air theater was used initially for drama, but during later Roman times gladiatorial combats were also held on its stage, ephesus tours kusadasi turkey  with the first archaeological evidence of a gladiator graveyard found in May 2007. The population of Ephesus also had several major bath complexes, ephesus tours excursions built at various points while the city was under Roman rule. The city had one of the most advanced aqueduct systems in the ancient world, with multiple aqueducts of various sizes to supply different areas of the city, including 4 major aqueducts. They fed a multiple set of water mills, one of which has been identified as a sawmill for marble.  ephesus full day tours

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  ephesus tours from izmir  Ephesus revolted after the treacherous death of Agathocles, giving the Hellenistic king of Syria and Mesopotamia Seleucus I Nicator an  ephesus tours from kusadasi  opportunity for removing and killing Lysimachus, his last rival, at the Battle of Corupedium in 281 BC. After the death of Lysimachus the town again was named Ephesus. ephesus tours istanbul

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Founded on the Sarayburnu promontory around 660 BC as Byzantium, travel to ephesus from kusadasi  the city now known as Istanbul developed to become one of the most significant cities in history.   cruise ship ephesus tours For nearly sixteen centuries following its reestablishment as Constantinople in 330 AD, it served as the capital of four empires: the Roman Empire (330–395), the Byzantine Empire (395–1204 and 1261–1453), the Latin Empire (1204–1261), and the Ottoman Empire (1453–1922).  cruise ship shore excursions

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