The Western Shores of Turkey : Discovering the Aegean and Mediterranean Coasts / John Freely.

  • London : I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd 2004
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1 online resource (xiii, 405 pages) : maps
  • 9780857717887
  • 085771788X
  • 9781850436188
  • 1850436185
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2009.
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  • Cover -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 1. The Hellespontine Shores -- 2. Troy and the Trojan Plain -- 3. The Troad -- 4. The Gulf of Edremit -- 5. Pergamum and the Attalids -- 6. The Aeolian Shore -- 7. Izmir, the Ancient Smyrna -- 8. Ancient Lydia: The Hermus Valley and Sardis -- 9. The Northern Ionian Shore -- 10. Ephesus and the Mother Goddess -- 11. The Maeander Valley and Aphrodisias -- 12. Miletus and the Vanished Splendours of Ionia -- 13. The Carian Hills -- 14. Bodrum, The Ancient Halicarnassus -- 15. The Ceramic Gulf -- 16. Cnidus and the Southern Shore of Caria -- 17. From Caria to Lycia -- 18. The Xanthus Valley and the Tomb of Bellerophon -- 19. The Western Lycian Shore -- 20. The Eastern Lycian Shore -- 21. The Pamphylian Plain -- 22. The Cicilian Shore -- 23. To the 'Fair Crown of the Orient' -- Chronology -- Turkish Glossary -- Architectural Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.
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  • The western coast of Turkey has captivated travellers for centuries. With its dramatic mountains and idyllic bays, it is one of the most beautiful parts of the country. This book is a distillation of the journeys that the author has made through the region over a period of 25 years.

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