Aphrodisias / Stauroupolis
Author(s) : IBR , Ragia Efi (10/10/2003)Translation : Koutras Nikolaos
For citation: IBR , Ragia Efi, "Aphrodisias / Stauroupolis ",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=7697>
A city renown during Antiquity for the cult of Aphrodite, Aphrodisias was incorporated into the Byzantine empire as the metropolis of the province of Caria. In the 7th century the city shrunk, and during the 12th century it was exposed to the raids of the Seljuk Turks. It was finally conquered by the Ottomans after 1261.
Province of Caria
Western Asia Minor, mod. western Turkey
Ninoe, Stauroupolis, Caria, Aphrodisias, mod. Geyre
1. Aphrodisias during the Imperial Period
2. Aphrodisias as the capital of the Caria province
3. Aphrodisias during the Early Byzantine Period
4. Byzantine Aphrodisias
5. The Middle Byzantine name of the city
6. 12th and 13th centuries
8. The city’s inscriptions and the society of Early Byzantine Aphrodisias
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