Arsameia on the Nymphaios

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Carole Raddato
published on 19 August 2020
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Arsameia on the Nymphaios (Arsameia ad Nymphaeum) is located at the foot of Mount Nemrut in Eastern Turkey. In the 1st century BCE, it was a royal seat and the summer capital of the Kingdom of Commagene, an ancient kingdom of the Hellenistic Age. The photo is showing the back of an inscription with the river Nymphaios in the distance.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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