See also:ancient city on the Pamphylian
See also:coast about 12 M . E. of the mouth of the
See also:Eurymedon . Possessing a
See also:harbour in the days of small craft, it was the most important place in
See also:Pamphylia .
See also:Alexander visited and occupied it, - and there the Rhodian
See also:fleet defeated that of
See also:Antiochus the
See also:Great, and in the succeeding century the Cilician pirates established their chief seat . An inscription found on the site shows it to have had a considerable Jewish population in early
See also:Byzantine times . The great ruins, among the most notable in
See also:Asia Minor, have been re-occupied by some 200 families of Cretan Moslems . They cover a large promontory, fenced from the mainland by a ditch and
See also:wall which has been repaired in
See also:medieval times and is singularly perfect . Within this is a
See also:maze of structures out of which rises the
See also:colossal ruin of the theatre, built up on
See also:arches like a
See also:Roman amphitheatre for lack of a convenient
See also:hill-side to be hollowed out in the usual Greek fashion . The auditorium is little less perfect than that of
See also:Aspendus and very nearly as large; but the scena wall has collapsed over stage and
See also:proscenium in a
See also:cataract of loose blocks . The arches now afford shelter and stabling for the Cretans . Besides the theatres, three temples, an aqueduct and a
See also:nymphaeum are noticeable . See C .
See also:Les Villes de la Pamphylie et de la Pisidie, i . (189o) . . (D . G .
There are no comments yet for this article.
Do not copy, download, transfer, or otherwise replicate the site content in whole or in part.
Links to articles and home page are encouraged.