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Pergamon 400 BC at the Met Museum

(metmuseum.org) Ever wondered what kind of art Alexander and his fellow Greeks saw in their everyday lives? You will see it in this huge exhibit of colossal statuary from about 400 BC up to the Romans in the first century BC. 273 more words

Retirement In New York

From Battlefields to Ancient Monuments

Time to leave the Gallipoli Peninsula, but it is with some regret as there is so much to absorb.  We were anticipating a very long drive in our coach so an early start to get on the early ferribot, across the straits to Lapseki; landing further north meant we did not have to brave the peak-period traffic of Canakkale.   702 more words


Bergama Antik Kenti (Pergamon) Tarihi ve Kısa Bilgi

İzmir in kuzeyinde Dikili yakınlarında yer alan Bergama antik kenti mitolojide Sağlık Tanrısı Asklepios un kenti olarak da bilinir. Eczacılığın babası olarak bilinen Galenos MÖ II. 52 more words


We’d been told that the ancient city of Pergamon was one of the ‘not to be missed’ things in the Anatolia region. From where we were staying in Izmir, Pergamon was 100km north – for us, only a short hitch and a mini bus ride away. 352 more words


Izmir is a major city on the west coast of Turkey and located conveniently between several major archaeological sites we wanted to visit. To get here it took a horrible 13 hour night bus from Cappadocia but it was worth it. 233 more words