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  Encyclopedia: Halicarnassus
About the foundation of Halicarnassus various traditions were current; but they agree in the main point as to its being a Dorian colony, and the figures on its coins, such as the head of Medusa, Athena and Poseidon, or the trident, support the statement that the mother cities were Troezen and Argos.
In the 5th century BC Halicarnassus and other Dorian cities of Asia were to some extent absorbed by the Delian League, but the peace of Antalcidas in 387 made them subservient to Persia; and it was under Mausolus, a Persian satrap who assumed independent authority, that Halicarnassus attained its highest prosperity.
Halicarnassus and other Dorian cities of Asia were to some extent absorbed by the DelianLeague, but the peace of Antalcidas in 387 made them subservient to Persia; and it was under Mausolus, a Persian satrap who assumed independent authority, that Hahicarnassus attained its highest prosperity.
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 Mausoleum of Maussollos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 377 BC, the city of Halicarnassus was the capital of a small kingdom along the Mediterranean coast of Asia Minor.
It was in that year the ruler of this land, Hecatomnus of Mylasa, died and left control of the kingdom to his son, Mausolus.
In 1522 rumors of a Turkish invasion caused Crusaders to strengthen the castle at Halicarnassus (which was by then known as Bodrum) and much of the remaining portions of the tomb was broken up and used within the castle walls.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mausoleum_of_Maussollos   (2160 words)

 Bodrum - The Complete Guide / The History of Bodrum
Halicarnassus was one of six members in the Dorian Confederation of Hexapolis, along with the mainland city of Cnidos, the island of Cos, and three cities on Rhodes.
Herodotus wrote that Halicarnassus became increasingly aligned with a group of inland inhabitants, the Ionians.
In 546 BC the Persians overran the Greek cities of the coast, and Halicarnassus fell with the rest.
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 Travel Guide To Turkey, Travel, turkey, GUIDE MARTINE,Turkey, Guide, Guide Martine, istanbul, Martine, turkey photos, ...
According to the famous traveler-historian-philosopher Herodotus*, ancient Halicarnassus was founded in an area called Caria by Dorians who mixed with the native populations called Lelegians and Carians.
In the middle of the 6C BC, Halicarnassus came under Persian domination but was ruled through native tyrants (the first one was Lygdamos) centered in Mylasa.
Halicarnassus was successively incorporated to the Roman, Byzantine and Seljuk Empires, to the Turkish Mentese Emirate and to the Ottoman Empire under
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 The Ancient Halicarnassus: Bodrum, Capital of the Carian Region
The six Dorian colonies established east of the Aegean Sea (Halicarnassus and Knidos on the main land, three cities in Rhodes and Cos) formed the Dorian Hexapolis, a brotherhood whose members got together periodically at the Triopian mountain, near modern Datca, to discuss matters of common interest and to hold festivities.
Halicarnassus was eventually expelled from the union, ostensibly because an athlete carried home a trophy he had won at the Triopian Games instead of dedicating it it to Apollo, as was customary.
Halicarnassus was seized after putting up a heroic resistance in 334 BC, and Ada was appointed satrap to replace her pro-Persian brother.
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 The Seven Wonders: The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
I have lying, over me in Halicarnassus, a gigantic monument such as no other dead person has, adorned in the finest way with statues of horses and men carved most realistically from the best quality marble.
And it was the beauty of the tomb rather than its size that fascinated its visitors for years.
Halicarnassus) on the Aegean Sea, in south-west Turkey.
ce.eng.usf.edu /pharos/wonders/mausoleum.html   (730 words)

 Mausolos - the most famous king of Caria
Until then Halicarnassus was a comparatively small city, but Mausolus, observing her natural advantages for fortification and commerce from sea.
Mausolus was well established in his new capital by 367 BC, and before the end of his reign he ruled from here over a kingdom that included all of Caria and considerable portions of Ionia and Lycia, as well as the islands of Rhodes, Cos, and Chios.
In the beginning of the 15th century, Halicarnassus was fortified by the Knights of Saint John of Jerusalem, who named it Petronion in honor of St. Peter.
www.bodrumpages.com /English/mausolos.html   (679 words)

he town of Bodrum is founded on the ancient Halicarnassus, one of the most famous cities antiguity.The archaeological evidences in the museum reflect a past of five thousand years in Bodrum and it is neighborhood.The region, as it can be understood from the various artifacts displayed, was invaded throughtout the centuries by many civilizations.
Herodotus writes that Halicarnassus was founded by the Dorians who came from Trozen on the east coast of the Pleponnese.
Halicarnassus, with three other cities joined the six-city Dorian league called Hexapolis.The cult center of the league was the Triopian Apollo temple at Deveboynu near Cnidus.
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Another Artemisia is famous for the magnificent tomb (Mausoleum) she built for her husband, Mausolus, at Halicarnassus, a part of which is now in the British Museum.
It is the modern Bodrum, the chief town of a caza in the vilayet of Smyrna, and has 6000 inhabitants, of whom 3600 are Mussulmans and 2200 Greeks.
Halicarnassus is mentioned (1 Maccabees 15:23) among the towns to which the consul Lucius sent the letter announcing the alliance between Rome and the high-priest Simon.
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 Halicarnassus, birthplace of Heredotus, Bodrum is full of history
Scholars believe that he does not mention anything beyond the date 430 BC and appears to be unaware of the destruction of the Aeginetans in 424 BC.
Halicarnassus was belonging to Caria, so he was a native of Caria, his father Lykses and his oncle Panyassis, a prose writer of his time, were of noble Carian birth.
He is believed to have been exiled from Halicarnassus about 457 BC for conspiring against Persian rule.
www.bodrumpages.com /English/herodotus.html   (1485 words)

 The UnMuseum - Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
In 377 B.C., the city of Halicarnassus was the capitol of a small kingdom along the Mediterranean coast of Asia Minor.
According to the historian Pliny, the craftsmen decided to stay and finish the work after their patron died "considering that it was at once a memorial of their own fame and of the sculptor's art."
There the images of Mausolus and his queen forever watch over the few broken remains of the beautiful tomb she built for him.
www.unmuseum.org /maus.htm   (1228 words)

 Livius Picture Archive: Halicarnassus (Bodrum)
She must have kept this rare object, which was made in Egypt, and it must have circulated in the family, until it was left behind as a funeral gift in the Mausoleum.
In the mid-fourth century, a member of the royal family, Maussolus, refounded Halicarnassus and made it the capital of his satrapy, Caria.
Although he occupied parts of Halicarnassus, he could not seize the harbor district, and was forced to move on.
www.livius.org /a/turkey/halicarnassus/halicarnassus.html   (562 words)

 Gala Days - Gala Days   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
I tell you, Halicarnassus, it is the personality of the writer, and not the nature of the scenery or of the institutions, that makes the interest.
Halicarnassus was a little stunned, but presently recovering himself, suggested that I had travelled enough already to make out a quite sizable book.
Halicarnassus is absurd and mulish in many things, but he knows I will not be hampered with him when I am shopping, and he obeys the smallest hint, and stops outside.
www.worldwideschool.org /library/books/lit/drama/GalaDays/Chap1.html   (5294 words)

 Bodrum - the ancient Halicarnassus
Located on the west side of Bodrum, this is one of the two entrances of ancient Halicarnassus.
On the Halicarnassus side were fighting the Persian generals Oronbates and Memnon from Rhodos.
Despite the fact that many of their own warriors outside were killed, the Halicarnassus allies Memnon and Oronbates closed the gate, went to the castle and from the harbour they sailed to Kos.
www.bodrum-info.org /English/history   (981 words)

 History of Bodrum Peninsula
Around 10 th century BC the Dorians migrated from Troezen on the eastern coast of Peloponessus and were forced to settle on the coast.
According to the ancient geographer Strabo of Amasya, Bodrum (Halicarnassus) was founded by Anthes, son of Poseidon on the rocky little island where the Castle stands today.
During the Persian rule, Satrap Mausollos made Halicarnassus the capital of Caria and after his death, his wife-sister Artemisia built 'Mausoleum' (one of the Seven Wonders of the World) in his name.
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 Bodrum (Halicarnassus) - All About Turkey
An impressive medieval castle built by the Knights of Rhodes guards the entrance to Bodrum's dazzling blue bay, in which the Aegean and the Mediterranean Seas meet.
Bodrum, known in the ancient times as Halicarnassus which was the capital of Caria, was the birthplace of Herodotus and the site of King Mausolous' Tomb (4th century B.C.), one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
In the harbor, the Bodrum Castle, or the medieval castle of St.
www.allaboutturkey.com /bodrum.htm   (821 words)

 Turkish Odyssey/Places of Interest/Aegean/Bodrum-Marmaris-Dalyan-Fethiye
Founded possibly in the 11C BC, Halicarnassus came under Persian domination c.540 BC.
Halicarnassus was also the hometown of the famous ancient historian Herodotus.
He was born in Halicarnassus in 484 BC.
www.turkishodyssey.com /places/aegean/aegean5.htm   (1046 words)

 HALICARNASSUS (mod. Budrum) - Online Information article about HALICARNASSUS (mod. Budrum)
In the 5th century B.C. Halicarnassus and other Dorian cities of Asia were to some extent absorbed by the Delian League, but the See also:
Fergusson, The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus restored (1862) ; E. Oldfield, " The Mausoleum," in.4rchaeologia (1895); F. Adler, Mausoleum zu Halikarnass (1900); J. Six in Journ.
Stevenson, A Restoration of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus (19o9); J. Preedy, " The Chariot Group of the Mausoleum," in Journ.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /GUI_HAN/HALICARNASSUS_mod_Budrum_.html   (1292 words)

 Ancient History Sourcebook: 11th Brittanica: Herodotus
We are told that when he quitted Halicarnassus on account of the tyranny of Lygdamis, in or about the year 457 B.C., he took up his abode in Samos.
It is certain, however that Halicarnassus became henceforward a voluntary member of the Athenian confederacy.
As such he would have soon ceased to be respected in a society where literature was not recognized as a separate profession, where a Socrates served in the infantry, a Sophocles commanded fleets, a Thucydides was general of an army, and an Antiphon was for a time at the head of the state.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/ancient/eb11-herodotus.html   (3186 words)

 Mausoleum of Halicarnassus --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
Illustrated profiles of the Pyramids of Giza, Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Temple of Artemis, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes, the Pharos of Alexandria, and contemporary edifices like the Taj Mahal, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the Great Wall of China.
Survey of the seven structures historically considered to be the wonders of the ancient world: the Pyramids of Giza, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Pharos of Alexandria.
Provides a photograph or artistic rendering of each; the location, history, and structural data; quotations from historical and literary works mentioning the structures; and overviews of modern archaeological reconstructions.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9038890?&query=mausoleum   (932 words)

 Seven Wonders of the World - Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
This is such an elegant piece of architectural wonder that, it found a place in the list of ancient wonders among the great seven wonders of the world, like pyramids.
Mausolus ruled this kingdom with the capital as Halicarnassus for 24 years.
When the Rhodes island king came to know that Mausolus has died, he sent a number of ships to capture the city of Halicarnassus.
www.sevenwondersworld.com /wonders_of_world_halicarnassus_mausoleum.html   (410 words)

 Bodrum - Kusadasi Guide - Area Profile
B.C. Halicarnassus was one of the sixth cities in the Dorian Confederation of Hexapolis.
B.C. Her son Pysandalis became the ruler of Halicarnassus and the islands around whose son was known to be a very cruel ruler.
Mausolus was aware of the advantages of the surrounding area of the small city Halicarnassus so then on Mylasa became the capital which is called Milas today and he had long walls built around Halicarnassus.
www.kusadasi.net /around/bodrum.htm   (272 words)

 The Seven Wonders of the World,,The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
Knowing that the Rhodian fleet was on the way, Artemisa hid her own ships at a secret location at the east end of the city's harbour.
Fooled into thinking that the returning ships were their own victorious navy, the Rhodians failed to put up a defense and the city was easily captured quelling the rebellion.
In 1522 rumours of a Turkish invasion caused Crusaders to strengthen the castle at Halicarnassus (which was by then known as Bodrum) and much of the remaining portions of the tomb was broken up and used within the castle walls.
www.cleveleys.co.uk /wonders/maussoleum.htm   (756 words)

 Histos 2000 vol 4 - Schultze - Dionysius of Halicarnassus
W.K. Pritchett, Dionysius of Halicarnassus: On Thucydides (Berkeley 1975)
C.E. Schultze, ‘Dionysius of Halicarnassus and Roman chronology’, PCPhS 41 (1995) 192-214 at 199 and 214.
Toye, ‘Dionysius of Halicarnassus on the first Greek historians’, AJP 116 (1995) 279-302, holds that Jacoby was mistaken to classify as horographers the writers whom Dionysius was discussing : they were, rather, writers who dealt with genealogies, city by city.
www.dur.ac.uk /Classics/histos/2000/schultze1.html   (15087 words)

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