Philadelpheia (Lycia) 23 Alaşehir - Φιλαδέλφεια

Φιλαδέλφεια - Philadelpheia, settlement of Asia Minor, modern Alashehir Turkey. in Asia Minor
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Latitude: 38.350000
Longitude: 28.516700
Confidence: Low

Greek name: Φιλαδέλφεια
Place ID: 384285UPhi
Time period: HRL
Region: Lycia
Country: Turkey
Department:
Mod: Alaşehir

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Search for inscriptions mentioning Philadelpheia (Φιλαδελφ...) in the PHI Epigraphy database.

Modern Description: City of Lydia founded by Attalos II of Pergamon (159-138 B.C.) in the Cogamus (Koca Cay) valley on the road between Sardis and Laodicea. The city was spread out (Strab. 12.8.18, 13.4.10) on a slight plateau at the S edge of the river plain. Some of the city wall is preserved, and near the acropolis the location of the theater can be recognized, and perhaps a gymnasium and stadium. In the 19th c. the remains of a temple were visible outside the city on the Sardis road. Some finds are in the Manisa museum. (T. S. MACKAY)
Wikidata ID: Q2085773
Trismegistos Geo: 1762

Info: Princeton Encyclopedia

(Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, from Perseus Project)


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