Labraunda sanct. (Caria) 6 Labraunda - Λάβραυνδα

Λάβραυνδα - Labraunda, Classical to Late Antique Zeus sanctuary in Caria (Aegean Turkey)
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Latitude: 37.419000
Longitude: 27.819100
Confidence: High

Greek name: Λάβραυνδα
Place ID: 374278SLab
Time period: CHRL
Region: Caria
Country: Turkey
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Mod: Labraunda

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Modern Description: Sanctuary of Zeus Stratios/Labrandeus that belonged to the Carian city of Mylasa, with which it was linked by a sacred way (4th century BC). It includes an Ionic peripteral temple of Zeus, a terrace, stoas, a building known as oikoi (perhaps a prytaneion and hall for ritual banquets of the priesthood), and the so-called androns, possibly banqueting areas for high dignitaries and the royal family of Caria, as well as two propyla. Andron Alpha (A), which also had windows and was built by the Hekatomnidan dynast Idrieus (351-344 BC) is the best preserved. Andron Beta (B), which is earlier, was commissioned by Mausolos (377-351 BC), according to the inscription on its architrave. Some buildings, such as the baths and Andron Gamma (Ã) were built in the Roman era.
In the E propylon of the temple of Zeus, ruins of an Early Christian church that was destroyed by the Seljuk Turks in the 11th century.
Wikidata ID: Q1799531

Info: Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean

(Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean, Ministry of the Aegean)


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