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Summary

Herkules rock relief in the quarry near Hisardere village.

Class:

  • Relief, votiv stone or altar
  • visible
  • Location ± 100-500 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Deliktaş Quarry

Ancient quarry near Hisardere village ca 3 km NE from Nikaia.

Siege of Nicaea from May 14 to June 19, 1097

First Crusade battle. Crusaders victory.

Battle of Nicaea in 193 AD

Battle between Septimius Severus and his rival Pescennius Niger.

Nicaea - Helikore - İznik

OmnesViae import TPPlace2129. Also Greek Nikaia

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

 

Hercules was in some regions a patron deity of quarrry workers.

  1. Ben Russell, Kristina Glicksman, Recent work on Roman quarries near Korčula and on Brač Noviji radovi na rimskim kamenolomima blizu Korčule i na Braču, p. 234

  2. http://www.anabasis.com.tr/iznik-deliktas/