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Location: Turkey         Length: 7 min.

This documentary highlights the Aegean coastal region of Anatolia in today’s southwestern Turkey. Densely settled in Classical times, this region featured some of the most important cities in the ancient world of the eastern Mediterranean. Among these are Ephesus, famous for the Library of Celsus and the Temple of Hadrian; Pergamon, a very large city whose library rivalled that of Alexandria; Miletus, one of the oldest ancient cities of the region; and Helicarnassus, with its Mausoleum, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

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Produced in 2004 by the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism

Ephesus (Wikipedia)

Halicarnassus (Bodrum) (Livius.org)

Izmir (All About Turkey)

Miletus (Sacred Destinations)

Pergamon (Wikipedia)

Priene (Wikipedia)

Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism