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  Maeander - HighBeam Encyclopedia
The small village of Geyre near the Baba Dag (Father Mountain) amidst fertile plains watered by the Maeander River,occupied by farmers and their families.Inhabitants were here since 5800 B (PAR157019)
The small village of Geyre near the Baba Dag (Father Mountain) amidst fertile plains watered by the Maeander River,occupied by farmers and their families.Inhabitants were here since 5800 B (PAR157018)
The small village of Geyre near the Baba Dag (Father Mountain) amidst fertile plains watered by the Maeander River,occupied by farmers and their families.Inhabitants were here since 5800 B (PAR157017)
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Maeander.html   (508 words)

  
  YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> meander   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This can be seen in areas where willows grow on the banks of rivers; on the inside of meanders, willows are often far from the bank, whilst on the outside of the bend, the roots of the willows are often exposed and undercut, eventually leading the trees to fall into the river.
Rivers in the Colorado Plateau and streams in the Ozark Plateau are noted for these incised meanders.
A perfectly straight river would have a meander ratio of 1 (it would be the same length as its valley), while the higher this ratio is above 1, the more the river meanders.
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/meander   (525 words)

  
 Maeander River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Maeander or Meander (Greek: Μαίανδρος) is the classical Greek and Latin name for the Büyük Menderes River in southwestern Turkey.
The Maeander was a celebrated river in ancient Asia Minor.
§ 2.) The tributaries of the Maeander include the Orgyas, Marsyas, Cludrus, Lethaeus, and Gaeson, in the north; and the Obrimas, Lycus, Harpasus, and a second Marsyas in the south.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Maeander_River   (478 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Menderes,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Büyük Menderes is the ancient Maeander ; the Küçük Menderes is the ancient Scamander.
Its Classical name, Maeander (whence the English meander), is derived from the winding course of its lower reaches.
Ancient city of Ionia, north of the Menderes (Maeander) River, southwestern Anatolia.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Menderes,   (316 words)

  
 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> Asopus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Pausanias [2.5.3] informs that Phliasians and Sicyonians claimed that its source was in fact the Phrygian and Carian river Maeander that purportedly descended underground where it appeared to enter the sea at Miletus and rose again in the Peloponnesos as Asopus.
Apollodorus (3.12.6) informs that the river Asopus was a son of Oceanus and Tethys or according to Acusilaus of Poseidon by Pero (otherwise unknown to us) or according to yet others of Zeus by Eurynome, not making it clear whether he knows there is more than one river named Asopus.
Oroe, a tributary river of Boeotian Asopus is called by Herodotus (9.51.2) and Pausanias (9.4.4) daughter of Asopus.
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/Asopus   (1262 words)

  
 Maeander River - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Maeander River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
River in European Turkey, about 400 km/250 mi long, rising near Afyonkarahisar and flowing along a winding course into the Aegean Sea.
The word ‘meander’ is derived from the ancient Greek name for the river.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Maeander+River   (96 words)

  
 MAEANDER : River god of Caria in Anatolia ; Greek mythology : MAIANDROS
MAIANDROS (or Maeander) was a River-God of Karia in Anatolia (modern Turkey).
The River Maiandros rose in the highlands of southern Phrygia, and flowing through Karia entered the Aegean Sea opposite the town of Miletos.
The major neighbouring rivers were the Kaystros to the North, and the Indos in the South.
www.theoi.com /Potamos/PotamosMaiandros.html   (356 words)

  
 ooBdoo
It comprised a narrow coastal strip from Phocaea in the north near the mouth of the river Hermus (now the Gediz), to Miletus in the south near the mouth of the river Maeander, and included the islands of Chios and Samos.
The first event in the history of Ionia of which we have any trustworthy account is the inroad of the Cimmerii, who ravaged a great part of Asia Minor, including Lydia, and sacked Magnesia on the Maeander, but were foiled in their attack upon Ephesus.
Notable works of the school still extant are the famous archaic female statues found on the Athenian Acropolis in 1885–1887, the seated statues of Branchidae, the Nike of Archermus found at Delos, and the objects in ivory and electrum found by D.G. Hogarth in the lower strata of the Artemision at Ephesus.
www.oobdoo.com /wikipedia/?title=Ionia   (1510 words)

  
 Asopus - The Mind-N-Magick Paganpedia
Pausanias [2.5.3] informs that Phliasians and Sicyonians claimed that its source was in fact the Phrygian and Carian river Maeander that purportedly descended underground where it appeared to enter the sea at Miletus and rose again in the Peloponnesos as Asopus.
Apollodorus (3.12.6) informs that the river Asopus was a son of Oceanus and Tethys or according to Acusilaus of Poseidon by Pero (otherwise unknown to us) or according to yet others of Zeus by Eurynome, not making it clear whether he knows there is more than one river named Asopus.
Oroe, a tributary river of Boeotian Asopus is called by Herodotus (9.51.2) and Pausanias (9.4.4) daughter of Asopus.
mind-n-magick.com /wiki/index.php?title=Asopus   (1270 words)

  
 Menderes/Maeander, Turkey
The third river irrigates the western part of the Biga peninsula in northwestern Anatolia but all three rivers are characterized by a favorable climate, dense population and intense agricultural exploitation (cotton) in an extensive and well-irrigated area.
The Büyük Menderes is the ancient Maiandros (Maeander).
The remains of ancient Magnesia lie on the northern edge of the wide alluvial plain of the Maeander (Büyük Menderes) 25km/15mi inland from Kusadasi as the crow flies.
www.planetware.com /turkey/menderes-maeander-tr-cn-m.htm   (871 words)

  
 History of Iran: Persian Empire
Through the middle of this park flows the Maeander river; its sources are beneath the palace, and it flows through the city of Celaenae also.
Thence he descended to a large and beautiful plain, well-watered and full of trees of all sorts and vines; it produces an abundance of sesame, millet, panic, wheat, and barley, and it is surrounded on every side, from sea to sea, by a lofty and formidable range of mountains.
From there he marched one stage, five parasangs, to the Pyramus river, the width of which was a stadium.1 From there he marched two stages, fifteen parasangs, to Issus, the last city in Cilicia, a place situated on the sea, and large and prosperous.
irantarikh.com /persia/anaba1.htm   (8184 words)

  
 Anabasis - Part II
That river is two hundred feet[3] broad, and was spanned by a bridge consisting of seven boats.
Through the midst of the park flows the river Maeander, the sources of which are within the palace buildings, and it flows through the city of Celaenae.
This river also flows through the city, discharging itself into the Maeander, and is five-and-twenty feet broad.
www.worldwideschool.org /library/books/lit/historical/Anabasis/chap3.html   (1702 words)

  
 Battles of Darius I
The battle fought long the Maeander river was one of the many battles that the Persians fought to bring about an end to the Ionian revolt.
It is the river's winding and wandering course that gave rise to the word 'meander'.
It is unlikely that the Carians chose the option to defend the river bank against a Persian crossing due to the Persian's superioity in archery.
members.ozemail.com.au /~ancientpersia/B_darius1.html   (1338 words)

  
 Perseus Site: Priene   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The city of Priene lies on the southern slopes of Mt. Mykale overlooking the Maeander river.
The city largely excavated by the Germans in the late 19th century is planned on a strict grid, defying the steeply sloping topography of the site and imposing a rational human order on the landscape.
They attributed the move to the silting of the Maeander river, which also engulfed Myus, Miletus and other nearby cities, as well, later, as Priene itself (Strabo 12.8.17); other scholars have suggested that Mausolus, Athens or other agencies were also involved.
www.perseus.tufts.edu /cgi-bin/siteindex?lookup=Priene   (758 words)

  
 Xenophon Anabasis (Book 1)
Through the middle of this park flows the Maeander river; its sources are beneath the palace, and it flows through the city of Celaenae also.
Thence he descended to a large and beautiful plain, well-watered and full of trees of all sorts and vines; it produces an abundance of sesame, millet, panic, wheat, and barley, and it is surrounded on every side, from sea to sea, by a lofty and formidable range of mountains.
From there he marched one stage, five parasangs, to the Pyramus river, the width of which was a stadium.1 From there he marched two stages, fifteen parasangs, to Issus, the last city in Cilicia, a place situated on the sea, and large and prosperous.
www.cais-soas.com /CAIS/History/hakhamaneshian/xenophon/anabasis/xeno_anbs_book_1.htm   (8299 words)

  
 Burdwan: Banka River, story of a decaying lifeline.
The river acted once as a spill channel of the Damodar, near Silla; now the connecting channel is completely silted up.
Near Alamganj, its problem is further aggravated by way of dumping fly-ashes on the river bed, filling it up for playground and children's park, discharging of polluted city-wastages through drains by the municipality without any treatment.
The river is now used as a drainage channel by the local authority, administration, railways and the people of Burdwan without any love and sympathy for a decaying river - the life of Burdwan.
www.bardhaman.com /news/news_bdn_060604.htm   (532 words)

  
 GlobalGuide.Org GlobalGuide.Org
It comprised a narrow coastal strip from Phocaea in the north near the mouth of the river Hermus (now the Gediz), to Miletus in the south near the mouth of the river Maeander, and included the islands of Chios and Samos.
The first event in the history of Ionia of which we have any trustworthy account is the inroad of the Cimmerii, who ravaged a great part of Asia Minor, including Lydia, and sacked Magnesia on the Maeander, but were foiled in their attack upon Ephesus.
Notable works of the school still extant are the famous archaic female statues found on the Athenian Acropolis in 1885–1887, the seated statues of Branchidae, the Nike of Archermus found at Delos, and the objects in ivory and electrum found by D.G. Hogarth in the lower strata of the Artemision at Ephesus.
www.globalguide.org /index.html?title=Ionia   (1490 words)

  
 Magnesia on the Maeander at AllExperts
Magnesia on the Maeander is an ancient Greek city in Anatolia, located on the Maeander river upstream from Ephesus.
In later years, Magnesia on the Maeander, with its similarly named neighbor Magnesia on the Sipylum, supported the Romans in the Second Mithridatic War.
Gyges, king of Lydia captured it and afterward it suffered from the Cimmerian raids, and was often under the control of the Persians.
en.allexperts.com /e/m/ma/magnesia_on_the_maeander.htm   (301 words)

  
 Bare Bones Troy - The Archaeology of Aegean Turkey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Three spectacular sites: Priene, a Hellenistic city close to the mouth of the Maeander river, laid out in a strict grid on the slope of Mount Mykale, stretching back into wild and rocky mountain scenery.
Once an important centre for maritime trade, it is now 9km from the sea because of silt deposited by the Maeander River.
The occupation mound commands a striking position overlooking the river plains, and the complex archaeology provides plenty of discussion - nine superimposed cities of mud-brick and stone foundations.
www.andantetravels.co.uk /default.cfm/tour.132/psect.2/ba.what.cfm   (738 words)

  
 Rivers in Greek Mythology * The Immortals * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Rivers in Greek Mythology * The Immortals * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Rivers are the ‘bodies’ chosen by many of the Immortals.
14.434...The injured Hektor (Hector) was taken to the river Xanthos (Xanthus), the son of Zeus, and splashed with water
www.messagenet.com /myths/bios/rivers.html   (2480 words)

  
 Britannicaindia.com: Britannica Browse
city, seat (1832) of Franklin county, northwestern Florida, U.S. It lies on Apalachicola Bay (bridged) at the mouth of the Apalachicola River, on the Intracoastal...
It lies along the Babuyan Channel of the Philippine Sea, near the mouth of the Cagayan River.
ancient city of the Caria region of southwestern Asia Minor (Anatolia, or modern Turkey), situated on a plateau south of the Maeander River (modern Buyuk...
www.britannicaindia.com /britannica_browse/a/a37.html   (1898 words)

  
 Matt & Andrej Koymasky - Famous GLTB - Calamus & Carpus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Calamus (also spelled Kalamos) was a son of the river-god Maeander.
When both were bathing in the Maeander and swimming for a wager, Carpus was drowned.
In his grief, Calamus was changed into a reed, and when it rustled in the wind the ancients heard in the sound a song of lamentations.
andrejkoymasky.com /liv/fam/bioc1/cala2.html   (155 words)

  
 Maeander River - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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The Maeander River is the classical Latin name for the Büyük Menderes River in southwestern Turkey.
You can find it there under the keyword Maeander (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maeander)The list of previous authors is available here: version history (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Maeanderandaction=history).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Maeander   (162 words)

  
 Colossians and Philemon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Colosse was located on the Lycus River, on a great East-to-West trade route that went from Ephesus to the Euphrates River.
In Colossians 4:13, the Apostle Paul says of Epaphras, “For I bear him record, that he hath a great zeal for you, and them that are in Laodicea and Hierapolis.” These two towns straddled the Lycus River where it joined the Maeander River.
The Lycus River was impregnated with chalk, and this chalky water eventually covered the whole area around Colosse.
www.zionfellowship.org /zcpublishers/getfc.asp?Book=11   (606 words)

  
 Encyclopædia Britannica Australia -
It receives the Ochlockonee, St. Marks, Econfina, and Aucilla rivers, and its marshy coast forms St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge.
It lies along the Apatzingan (Acahuato) River, 176 miles (283 km) southwest of Morelia, the state capital.
ancient city of the Caria region of southwestern Asia Minor (Anatolia, or modern Turkey), situated on a plateau south of the Maeander River (modern Buyuk Menderes).
www.britannica.com.au /britannica_browse/a/a62.html   (1860 words)

  
 Herodotus - The Histories - Page 1058
But it is certain that the host of Xerxes, after crossing the river Halys, marched against Phyrgia till it reached the city of Celaenae.
Here are the sources of the river Maeander, and likewise of another stream of no less size, which bears the name of Catarrhactes (or the Cataract).
The last-named river has its rise in the market-place of Celaenae, and empties itself into the Maeander.
www.galileolibrary.com /ebooks/eu04/herodotus_page_1058.htm   (226 words)

  
 (48) Magnesia-on-Maeander, Ionia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
on maeander, leaning on tripod to his l., filleted branch in r.; to l.,
Magnesia-on-Maeander was an old Ionian city once located on the river Maeander, which is now silted up.
He stands on the maeander, emblem of the city.
www.lawrence.edu /dept/art/buerger/catalogue/048.html   (260 words)

  
 Holman Bible Dictionary on StudyLight.org
Location The ancient city of Ephesus, located in western Asia Minor at the mouth of the Cayster River, was an important seaport.
Situated between the Maeander River to the south and the Hermus River to the north, Ephesus had excellent access to both river valleys which allowed it to flourish as a commercial center.
Due to the accumulation of silt deposited by the river, the present site of the city is approximately five to six miles inland.
www.studylight.org /dic/hbd/print.cgi?number=T1888   (994 words)

  
 Theatres of Antiquity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The city of Miletos, once one of the most vibrant cities of the Greek world, now lies abandoned in a swampy plain created by the silting of the Maeander River.
Originally colonized by Cretans from Milatos, it was later occupied by Mycenaeans and eventually settled by Ionian Greeks from the mainland.
But as the river began to silt up the harbor, Miletos became less and less important.
performancestudies.tamu.edu /facultyStaff/TheatresOfAntiquity/miletusSiteHist.htm   (555 words)

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