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The Cities and Bishoprics of Phrygia Volume 1, PT. 1; Being an Essay of the Local History of Phrygia from the Earliest Times to the Turkish Conquest (Paperback) Loot Price: R480
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The Cities and Bishoprics of Phrygia Volume 1, PT. 1; Being an Essay of the Local History of Phrygia from the Earliest Times to...
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The Cities and Bishoprics of Phrygia Volume 1, PT. 1; Being an Essay of the Local History of Phrygia from the Earliest Times to the Turkish Conquest (Paperback)

William Mitchell Ramsay

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 Excerpt: ... his seat, was in or on the borders of its territory (p. 52), for its coins bear the legend MHN KAPOY beside a bust of the god rising from a crescent; and other types connected with the same cultus show Men on horseback (often wrongly called an Amazon) and the grecized forms Bacchus, Apollo, Zeus, Asklepios &c, various identifications of the native deity according to different sides of his character. Fortunately Strabo helps us to localize this temple exactly. Travelling along the great Highway from Laodiceia to the west, he passed in succession the temple of Men and the village Karoura1, observing as he passed that the Kapros flowed directly into the Maeander (not into the Lycos), but not noticing Attouda or Trapezopolis, which lay on the hills out of sight. Sanctuaries like that of Men Karou always attracted population, and villages arose round them (p. 13a), which generally continued to be of the old Anatolian type, but sometimes became regular cities, and in that case were often named Hieropolis. Attouda being in a situation so remote, it is probable that the settlement round the hieron of Men Karou was almost or quite as important a centre of the state Attouda under the Roman Empire as the actual polis. Such a centre on the great Highway should be easily found. As we travel along the Highway, we come about twelve miles from Laodiceia to Serai-Keui. But coins to guide us, both Attouda and the Maeander, not (as now) on the Trapezopolis would go to Caria, rather north bank, for a considerable distance than to Phrygia.' west of Serai-Keui; and he has seen 1 That Strabo traversed this road, nothing in Phrygia off the highway and I feel quite certain. He had gone along is vague, and sometimes even mislead it probably on his road to or from Nysa, ing, in ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: William Mitchell Ramsay
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 148
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-18495-2
Barcode: 9781130184952
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LSN: 1-130-18495-1

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