History AYVACIK (District) TURKEY - GTP - Greek Travel Pages

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History (7)


Submission to the Lydians in 560 B.C.

ASSOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Submission to the Persians, 548 B.C.

Member of the Delian League, 479 B.C.

Foundation/Settlement of the place

Gargara was founded by Assus

GARGARA (Ancient city) TURKEY
Hellanicus adds that Gargara was founded by Assus.

Remarkable selections

Megas Alexandros paid honours to Achilleus

ASSOS (Ancient city) TURKEY
In Asso, Megas lexandros paid honours to his lovely hero Achilleus.

Roman period (31 BC-324 AD)

Submission to Rome, 133 B.C.


Aeolian from Methymna of Lesvos island

The acropolis of Assos was occupied in the Bronze Age, but first began to expand in the 8th and 7th centuries B.C. when Aeolian colonists from Methymna on Lesbos replaced the Carian inhabitants.

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