TITLE

THE HISTORIC AEGEAN COAST

AUTHOR(S)
Booth, Joanna
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);10/16/2009, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the Aegean coast at Turkey's western extent where the remains of ancient civilizations are scattered. The most famous must surely be Troy, which according to legend, the Greeks finally captured by hiding inside a large wooden horse after a 10-year siege. Further south, Pergamon rose to fame in the Hellenistic period. and contain temples to Trajan and Athena and the famous library, Ephesus is the best preserved and most extensive ancient city in the Mediterranean.
ACCESSION #
45209892

 

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