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Summary

Bin Tepe, funeral mound.

Class:

  • Grave or burial field
  • visible
  • Location uncertain
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Bin Tepe, Funeral Mound

Lydian royal cemetry, Sardes - Bin Tepeler

Arilla

Arilla

Battle of Sardes (547 BCE??)

decisive battle in the war between the Lydian king Croesus and the Persian conqueror Cyrus the Great, who defeated his opponent and captured his capital.

Sardis

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.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

See:

  1. Elspeth R. M. Dusinberre, Empire, Authority, and Autonomy in Achaemenid Anatolia, Cambridge University Press 2013, p. 148