Historical Background for Anatolia and Asia Minor
The science of Archaeology, in the narrow sense, is the systematic discovery and scientific study of the physical remains...
Library of Celsus
The Library of Celsus in Ephesos (completed 117 AD), with a statue of Arete in the foreground.
Lords of Asia Minor: An Introduction to the Lydians (Philippika)
In Lords of Asian Minor, Annick Payne and Jorit Wintjes provide a wonderfully clear and accessible introduction to the Lydians...
Lycia is a mountainous region in south-west Anatolia (also known as Asia Minor, modern-day Turkey). The earliest references...
Lydia was a region of western Asia Minor which prospered due to its natural resources and position on trading routes between...
Map of Alexander the Great's Conquests
A map showing the route that Alexander the Great took to conquer Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia, and Bactria.
Map of Ancient Greece and the Coast of Asia Minor
Title: Ancient Greece and the Coast of Asia MinorProjection: Unknown Bounding Coordinates: W: 19 E E: 31 E N...
Map of Lydia
Map of Lydia in the middle of the 6th century BCE. The red line shows an alternative interpretation of Lydia's ancient borders...
Map of the Battle of the Granicus
A map showing the Battle of the Granicus River, May 334 BCE.
Military Commander, Sanliurfa
This statue of a military commander is from the Roman Period and is found in the Archaeological Museum in Sanliurfa, Turkey...