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Elaiussa-Sebaste, Erdemli

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  • Very good really need to be seen. As soon as you can, and needs to be taken to protect or perish
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  • Elaiussa Sebaste is very nice although in some places it is completely abandoned.
  • Very interesting place where history surprises the visitor!
  • Silifke in Mersin-Mersin Highway 52 km away. The city was founded at the end of the 2nd century BC. According to Strabo, this part of the city in a part of the land on the other side of the island is located on the ancient city of Elaiussa Sebaste and the merger of the towns of Sebasta this with. Elaiussa is older. Alqanas_989 in 41 BC by King of Cappadocia, who had been appointed and in 20 BC over mountainous Cilicia Elaiussa, located in the vicinity of the Augustus black when it comes to the city to become part of the old lost its importance. The West slope of the Hill and the old name of the island where the land is covered with sand. The sands under King Archelaos belongs to the time of his death from a variety of historical artifacts. These are well preserved 5-nave basilica, theatre caveası, aqueducts, ruins of the Church, olive oil and water tanks, two marble-columned Palace door, this door 50 m north of the variety of animals containing portraits of tile mosaic Jupiter Temple. Jupiter is the Roman temple, a colonnaded Temple of 612 during the period of the early Hıristyanlık into churches. Is in the city's cemetery, East and North. On both sides of the road, an ancient stone sarcophagus here and there are grave. The inscription on a sarcophagus is as follows: "Hijinos son of Plütinos, daughter of a sarcophagus for the health of Sebaste cemetery. After she died, will be embedded into the girl in there alone. If someone else is buried in this person's family of the Treasury shall pay the municipality, 300 600 dinars. "a two-story façade of the relief on the monumental Tomb there is a Eagle, its wings beneath their feet a serpent, the Eagle's right and to the left of the chain connected to a child and children a handles zincirlidir. There are two lions facing each other on the same chain. All of these works belong to the Roman era.
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