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Listed 6 sub titles with search on: History for destination: "ASSOS Ancient city TURKEY".


History (6)

Antiquity

Submission to the Lydians in 560 B.C.


Submission to the Persians, 548 B.C.


Member of the Delian League, 479 B.C.


Roman period (31 BC-324 AD)

Submission to Rome, 133 B.C.


Remarkable selections

Megas Alexandros paid honours to Achilleus

In Asso, Megas lexandros paid honours to his lovely hero Achilleus.


Settlers

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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