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Go Historic ID
319572
names
Aphrodisias
coordinates
37.708151° N, 28.724302° E
location
styles/periods
phone
0256/448 8086

Essays on Aphrodisias

  • Overview

    by Holly Hayes
    October 27, 2011

    The extensive ruins of Aphrodisias are picturesquely situated among fertile fields and cypress groves. The site is less crowded than Ephesus, but most guided tours stop at Aphrodisias en route to Hierapolis/Pamukkale. You can also take a day tour to Aphrodisias using Kusadasi as a base. The first structure you see upon entry to the site is the Tetrapylon, a lovely 2nd-century gateway with four groups of four Corinthian columns (from which it gets its name). It was extensively repaired and re-erected in 1990. continue reading →

Bibliography of Aphrodisias

  1. Aphrodisias.” New York University. Web.

Article Info

Short URL
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Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Published
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014

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