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Summary

Ancient Aeolian city TR. Aigaiai, Aegae or Aegaeae

Class:

  • Vicus or canabae
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Olympos

Olympos

Aeolian Aigai, Cistern I

Roman cistern

Aeolian Aigai, Cistern II

Byzantine cistern

Aeolian Aigai, Macellum

Fish market

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Herodotus mentions Aigai as one of the 1dodecapolis founded by the Aeolians who came to Anatolia after 1100 BC

Sources:

  1. Herodotus, Histories 1.149
  2. William Mitchell Ramsay, "Contributions to the History of Southern Aeolis", in The Journal of Hellenic Studies, 2, 1881, pp. 271-308;