Wood, John T.
Discoveries at Ephesus: including the site and remains of the Great Temple of Diana — London, 1877

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CHAPTER I.

Citu"tTs?C °f Artcmi-City Port-Port Panormus-City
Ouicksilver-TL SdT "A6"1 H°^~^^ *°™ Mount Prion-

' Antigonus-LysimSu,s A teirS~The ArtS °f G^ce-Alexander_
- Embankment oTm^Tf^ ^ Seleucidse-The Eumenid*
Antony and deon-itr, a 13ota»°-Roman Conquest of Ephesus —
ninus'Pius-cSanr^ TStU!TEpheSUS lmder the Romans-Anto-
of Ephesus-T e T ,-k hrCuSrThe Goths-R°ck-cut Church-Decline
lane-Desertion of EDh " Ayafalouk-Knights of St. John-Tamer-
Tobacco-Beauty ofE?hiuUs! A>-^alouk-Present Occupation-

Thk ancient city of Ephesus was situated on the river
Cayster, winch falls into the Bay of Scala Nova, on the
western coast of Asia Minor.

Of the origin and foundation of Ephesus we have no
historical record. Stories were told which ascribed the
se tlement of the place to Androklos, the son of the
Athene kmg Codrus, while other legends spoke of
he Ejgy^an Sesostris as having carried his conquests
into the Ephesian territory.

\ntnT\°ther IOnian dties 0f Asia Minor> Ephesus fell
mto the hands of Croesus, the last of the kings of Lydia,

underl l! "T**™ °f CraSUS b>' ^ « ^
under the heavier yoke of the Persian despot. Although

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City of
Ephesus.
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