Ephesus a great video clip from drive thru history about the ancient city of ephesus and its importance to asia minor and the aegean sea visit http://www. A great city for pagans and christians alike, ephesus contained the normal trappings of roman and greek cities, including a theater that seated 17,000-25,000 people, odeon, state agora, public toilets, and monuments to the emperors. Ephesus, once, the trade centre of the ancient world, a religious centre of the early christianity and today, ephesus is an important tourism centre in turkey the ancient city ephesus is located in selcuk, a small town 30km away from kusadasi. Ancient city of ephesus, selcuk: see 8,831 reviews, articles, and 9,885 photos of ancient city of ephesus, ranked no2 on tripadvisor among 44 attractions in selcuk flights holiday rentals restaurants things to do.
City of ephesus we make only beautiful things the ancient city of ephesus whose ruins are visible today was established by lysimachos, one of the generals of alexander the great, in 300 bc. Home ephesus ruins nesting on the western show of contemporary turkey, near small resort kusadasi, the once influential trading and spiritual place of ephesus was regarded as the most important and largest centers of the old mediterranean world, and is regarded as the best preserved places of antiquity in asia minor history of ephesus city. The artemesian city of ephesus dr w a criswell revelation 2:1-7 6-25-61 10:50 am on television and on the radio you are sharing the services of the first baptist church in dallas this is the pastor bringing the morning message entitled the artemesian city of ephesus in the second chapter of the book of the revelation. Ephesus: ephesus, the most important greek city in ionian asia minor, the ruins of which lie near the modern village of selƈuk in western turkey in roman times it was situated on the northern slopes of the hills coressus and pion and south of the cayster (küçükmenderes) river, the silt from which has since.
Ephesus was the first church listed in rev 2-3 where jesus gives us his inspection report over some of these cities starting with ephesus as jesus gave a traveling report of the lycus valley churches. Ephesus was the largest city in the province, with a population of 300,000 c ephesus is now located about five to seven miles inland from the aegean sea in the cayster river valley. Exploring ancient ephesus ruled over the centuries by greek, persian, roman, byzantine and ottoman empires, there is much to see of the city’s former splendor. Ephesus turkey, selçuk, i̇zmir 45k likes we are offering private tours for ancient city of ephesus and arounds from kusadasi and izmir cruise ports.
If you are planning your trip to turkey and visiting the west of this vast country, you for sure put the ancient ephesus city ruins to your agenda after all, ephesus is one of the best known tourist attractions in turkey when we visited ephesus, we realized, why this ancient city attracts so many visitors daily. Under roman rule ephesus became the second largest city of the roman empire, and in the 1st century bc it was the second largest city in the world today, ephesus is a collection of ruins just a couple of kilometers west of selçuk, a small town about an hour by bus south of i̇zmir the. Ancient city of ephesus ephesus was an ancient city which is located on the west coast of turkey it was one of the twelve cities of the ionian league during the classical greek era.
Ephesus city lived it’s golden age in roman empire and christianized during 1 centry ad by visits of apostle st john and st paul it’s name written in holy bible 16 times and known as one of the most important early christian city. Ephesus is a city created by the ionians in the 11th-century bc and later expanded by the romans now considered one of the grandest reconstructed sites in the ancient world, the region also hosted the likes of cleopatra, mark antony, the virgin mary and john the apostle. Ephesus ruins this huge site, one of the best preserved ancient cities in the mediterranean, will take most of the day to see every part in detail it is easily approached by road from selçuk, or. Ephesus an on-line panoramic virtual tour ephesus is the best preserved classical city of the eastern mediterranean, and among the best places in the world enabling one to genuinely 'soak in' the atmosphere of roman times.
Ephesus, therefore, and all that pertained to it, was a mixture of oriental and greek though the early history of the city is obscure, it seems that at different times it was in the hands of the carians, the leleges and ionians in the early historical period it was one of a league of twelve ionfan cities. Ephesus is one of the best reconstructed greco-roman cities in the world, and was once the hub of christianity in anatolia (modern turkey) this impressive city was not only one of the seven churches mentioned in the book of revelation but was also the headquarters of paul’s three-year ministry to the roman province of asia. Ephesus map site map of ephesus the first foundation of the ancient city of ephesus , currently in the selcuk district of the izmir province, dates back to about 6000 bc. The apostles paul and john were familiar with the city that scholars have dubbed ephesus iii the largest (in area) of the five the areas where ephesus located on as follows.
The nearby ephesus archaeological museum is home to the statue of artemis, recovered from the temple of artemis we arrived at izmir via cruise ship and took an excursion to the ancient city it is about an hour’s drive from izmir to ephesus. Ephesus (/ ˈ ɛ f ə s ə s / greek: ἔφεσος ephesos turkish: efes may ultimately derive from hittite apasa) was an ancient greek city on the coast of ionia, three kilometres southwest of present-day selçuk in i̇zmir province, turkeyit was built in the 10th century bc on the site of the former arzawan capital by attic and ionian greek colonists. Ephesus history ephesus is an ancient greek city that was founded on the coast of the aegean sea during the 10th century bc it was founded by attic and ionian colonists on the former site of the arzawan capital. The ancient city of ephesus was the influential capital city of asia minor on the aegean sea ephesus is now known for its huge metropolis of ancient streets, arches and ruins, including the large gymnasium, library, and 24,000-person amphitheater.