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Summary

Sardes or Sardis (Greek Σάρδεις): capital of Lydia, one of the most important sites in western Turkey, one of the "seven churches" of the Revelation of John.

Class:

  • City
  • visible
  • Location ± 5-25 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Citadel of Sardes

King`s Croesus citadel

Synagogue of Sardis

Sardes synagogue.

Sardis, Lydian Trench

Lydian market place

Sardis, Church

Byzantine church

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Sardes or Sardis (Greek Σάρδεις): capital of Lydia, one of the most important sites in western Turkey, one of the "seven churches" of the Revelation of John.

Sources:

  1. Ekrem Akurgal, Ancient Civilisations and Ruins of Turkey: From Prehistoric Times Until the End of the Roman Empir, II ed., Istanbul 1970, pp.124-132
  2. http://sardisexpedition.org/en/essays/about-sardis
  3. Lexie Bilhete, Archaic Sardis: A "Glocal" City Between East and West, 2015 - https://www.academia.edu/21735924/A
  4. http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists/5829/