Alexandria Troas is an ancient city in the Aegean, which was mentioned also in the Bible. All about Alexandria Troas, ancient city near Troy in Turkey, & how to visit it, by Tom Brosnahan. Alexandria Troas is an ancient Greek city situated on the Aegean Sea near the northern tip of Turkey’s western coast, a little south of Tenedos (modern.

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The city was founded in BC and its original name was Antigonia Troas, named by Antigonus, but then it was changed into Alexandria Troas by Lysimachus and dedicated to Alexander the Great. Turkey features The latest articles, galleries, quizzes and videos.

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The site sprawls over an estimated hectares 1, acres ; among the few structures remaining today are a ruined bath, an odeon, a theatre and gymnasium complex and a recently uncovered stadium.

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Commodus AE24 of Troas, Alexandria.

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Caracalla AE 25mm of Alexandria Troas. V, ; Bellinger A var legends. Alexandria Troas is also the titular diocese of the Orthodox Church. Miszczak, Izabela, Gallipoli Peninsula and the Troad. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Travels in Asia Minor, Create new account Request new traos. Pseudo-autonomous issue, AD. Volusian, AE23 of Alexandreia, Troas. Caracalla, AE of Alexandreia, Troas.

It was badly damaged by earthquakes. Bronze mm of Alexandria Troas Troy 8.

If you’re craving a new perspective on your travels, the best thing to do is get up high. You have to walk or hitch-hike the last leg of the trip – from Dalyan to Alexandria Troas.

Gallienus, AE19 of Alexandria Troas. Circa 2nd-3rd Alexabdria AD.

Bellinger Type 44, A var Commodus. In Roman times, it was a significant port for travelling between Anatolia and Europe. Bellinger A var rev. Archived at the Wayback Machine.

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Alexandria Troas

Volusian, AE22 of Alexandria, Troas. Detail of a sarcophagus. Gallienus AE 20mm of Alexandria Troas. Just 1 km north of Alexandria Troas, on the Aegean coast, lies the tiny holiday resort of Dalyan. Paris ; Bellinger. Successive Roman emperors, including Augustus and Hadrian, contributed to the development of the city.

Alexandria in Troas

In Geyikli choose the road heading to the south to the lefttroass the road going straight ahead takes you to the ferry harbour. One of the main roads to the city led through the Eastern Gate, also known as the Neandria Gate, built in the 3rd century BC. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.