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  Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Labraunda, which is mentioned by several ancient authors, had been identified already in 1844 by
Labraunda is situated on a series of artificial terraces overlooking the plain of Milas.
A new Labraunda committee was formed in 1977 to organise
www.srii.org /labraynda3.htm   (1683 words)

  
  Labraunda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Antiquity, Labraunda (alternatively Labranda) in the mountains near the coast of Caria in Asia Minor was held sacred by Carians and Mysians alike.
The same root labr- appears in the labyrinth of Knossos, which is interpreted as the "place of the axe." The double-headed axe was a central iconic motif at Labraunda.
Coins at the museum at Bodrum bear the head of Apollo on the obverse and on the reverse the name of the reigning Carian ruler inscribed next to the figure of Zeus Labraunda carrying the double-bladed Carian axe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Labraunda   (337 words)

  
 Labrys - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Archeology suggests that the veneration of Zeus Labraundeos at Labraunda was far older than Plutarch imagined.
Like its apparent cognate "labyrinth", the word entered the Greek language as a loanword, so that its etymology, and even its original language, is not positively known.
Pixodauros, etc.) a type of Zeus venerated at Labraunda in Caria that numismatists call Zeus Labraundeus stands with a tall lotus-tipped sceptre upright in his left hand and the double-headed axe over his right shoulder.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Labrys   (1260 words)

  
 Idrieus - WCD (Wiki Classical Dictionary)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This is the only event of his reign which is recorded to us; but we may infer, from an expression of Isocrates, in 346 BC (To Philip 103), that the friendly relations between him and the Persian king did not long continue: they appear to have come even to an open rupture.
Building activity of Idrieus is attested in Halicarnassus, where he must have finished the Mausoleum (http://www.livius.org/a/turkey/halicarnassus/halicarnassus2.html), and the sanctuary of Labraunda.
Idrieus died of disease in 344 BC, after a reign of seven years, leaving the sovereign power, by his will, to his sister Ada, to whom, according to local custom, he had been married.
www.ancientlibrary.com /wcd/Hidrieus   (153 words)

  
 Skrifter Utgivna av Svenska Institutet i Athen
Pakkanen, Defining the possible column shaft height range and profile.
A case study based on the temple of Zeus at Labraunda; E.
Iconography in the transition between the Bronze Age and the Iron Age in Greece; Z.
www.sia.gr /acta.asp   (2995 words)

  
 From Halicarnassus to Ephesus | archeology tour | turkey | history | cruise | Alexander the Great | visit Herakleia |
The highlights are plentiful: from the small harbour of Myndos, where Cassius fled after murdering Julius Caesar; to the marvellously preserved Hellenistic city of Priene, where the houses, streets, and public buildings are laid out in a perfect grid across a hillside.
We'll visit beautiful Herakleia, nestling under the mighty Latmus mountains; Labraunda, a mountain sanctuary to Zeus; and of course, Ephesus, capital of Roman Asia.
Day 12: We sail south to moor in the harbour of ancient Iasos, where archaeological excavations are revealing a vital and beautiful classical city.
www.infohub.com /vacation_packages/760.html   (676 words)

  
 Seven Churches of Asia Minor and the Voyages of Paul | turkey | seven churches | biblical tours | revelation | blue ...
Continue to Labraunda, a Hellenistic city high among the pine forests.
Labraunda was a religious center of Mausolus, Satrap of Caria.
Rejoin the yacht and sail away to a quiet inlet for the night.
www.infohub.com /TRAVEL/SIT/sit_pages/12181.html   (809 words)

  
 Iranica.com - IONIAN REVOLT
It was at this point (late 498-early 497?) that he was informed that the Revolt had spread to Caria.
Marching to meet the rebels, he inflicted two crushing defeats on them, the second (near Labraunda) also involving a Milesian corps sent to assist the Carians.
After this (we do not know how long after, but presumably not soon: perhaps 496?), the Carians caught the Persian army in an ambush near the later Stratonicea and destroyed it, killing Daurises and its other commanders, Amorges and Sisimaces, as well as a Lydian named Myrsus, son of Gyges.
www.iranica.com /newsite/articles/v13f2/v13f2018.html   (5763 words)

  
 Ancient Turkey - Archaeology - Hellenistic - Roman - Byzantine
We visit sites like Caunos, with its famous rock-cut tombs, Loryma and Kasara, with their Hellenistic echoes, the haunting site of Knidos (IMA’s MD excavated here years ago!), Alinda
and Labraunda high in the Carian Mountains, Nysa and the beautiful site of Aphrodisias in the fertile Meander Valley, and finally Ephesus, the jewel of ancient Asia Minor.
We shall again be using our own private yachts for the journey - classic ships for a classic journey.
www.templeworld.com /cruises/turkey/ephesus-cruise.htm   (204 words)

  
 Sunday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Labraunda, From Labraunda to Alinda -- The Road Over the Mountain,
I have always liked to imagine 000-000, priest at Labraunda in the 240s and 230s BCE, looking out this window
From Labraunda to Alinda -- The Road Over the Mountain
www.trincoll.edu /~greger/AD44-25.htm   (114 words)

  
 ASOR Study Tours
Full day visit to Euromos, with an almost complete temple of Zeus.
Continue into the mountains to Labraunda, an ancient Hellenistic city high among the granite cliffs and pine forests, preserving Hellenistic houses and streets.
This was the sacred shrine of the Mausolus dynasty where they worshiped the cult of Zeus Labraundos, of the double axe.
www.asor.org /studytours/turkeyit.html   (1616 words)

  
 Ptolemy Nios, the Son   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
On Crampa's reconstruction, he was an older son, who commanded the Ptolemaic fleet at the battle of Andros during the Chremonidean war, i.e.
After repeated failures in Ionia, he revolted, and eventually defected to the Seleucids, who he is seen to be serving under (named as a brother of Ptolemy III) in an inscription from the late 240s found at Labraunda.
Domingo Gygax also sees him as an illegitimate older son, based on the Mendes stele (CCG 22181), which states that he "carried the name (Ptolemy) of he who had sired him", but, for reasons discussed below, does not attempt to link him with Andros or Labraunda.
www.tyndale.cam.ac.uk /Egypt/ptolemies/nios_i.htm   (4311 words)

  
 Caria, Satraps, Pixodaros - Ancient Greek Coins - WildWinds.com
Laureate head of Apollo three quarters right / [PI]XWDAROU, Zeus of Labraunda standing right, holding double-bladed axe over shoulder with right hand & lotus scepter in left.
Laureate head of Apollo three quarters right / [P]IXWDARO[U], Zeus of Labraunda standing right, holding double-bladed axe over shoulder with right hand & lotus scepter in left, wreath in left field.
Obverse of fine style, reverse faintly double struck.
www.wildwinds.com /coins/greece/caria/satraps/pixodaros   (294 words)

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