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Summary

CYZICUS- Κύζικος Kyzikos; Aydıncıḳ

Class:

  • City
  • invisible
  • Location ± 100-500 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Siege of Cyzicus

Siege of Cyzicus

Naval Battle of Cyzicus

Naval Battle of Cyzicus

Cyzicus antique city - arched postern

Castle wall gate- arched postern

City south wall

Cyzicus antique city south wall.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Kyzikos is one of the oldest Ionian colonies in the Propontis. According to traditions the city was founded by Miletians in the first quater of the VIIth century BC. This date prove fragments of the late geometric sherds unearthed by Ekrem Akurgal during excavations1.

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References

  1. Ekrem Akurgal, Ancient Civilisations and Ruins of Turkey: From Prehistoric Times until the end of the RomanTurkish Historical Society Press, Ankara 1970, p. 47
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyzicus

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyzicus