Tuesday, February 3, 2009

TURKEY ~Aphrodisias~

TURKEY ~Aphrodisias~
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2-Hadrians Baths
4-Temple of Aphrodite.

The ancient city Aphrodisias was dedicated to the goddess of love Aphrodite. In the 13th C it was abandoned, the city was buried by a series of earthquakes. As the capital of Caria Aphrodisias was finally called Caria which then became Geyre in Turkish.

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