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The Theater of Miletus.jpg
The theatre o Miletus
Miletus is locatit in Turkey
Shawn within Turkey
LocationBalat, Didim, Aydın Province, Turkey
Coordinates37°31′49″N 27°16′42″E / 37.53028°N 27.27833°E / 37.53028; 27.27833Coordinates: 37°31′49″N 27°16′42″E / 37.53028°N 27.27833°E / 37.53028; 27.27833
Aurie90 ha (220 acres)
BiggerMinoans (later Mycenaeans) on steid o the Luwian or Carian ceety[1][2][3]
Site notes
Public accessYes
WabsteidMiletus Archaeological Site

Miletus (Auncient Greek: Μί̄λητος, romanised: Mīlētos; Hittite transcription Millawanda or Milawata (exonyms); Laitin: Miletus; Turkis: Milet) wis an auncient Greek ceety on the wastren coast o Anatolie, near the mooth o the Maeander River in auncient Caria.[3][4][5]

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  1. Alice Mouton; Ian Rutherford; Ilya Yakubovich (7 June 2013). Luwian Identities: Culture, Language and Religion Between Anatolia and the Aegean. BRILL. pp. 435–. ISBN 978-90-04-25341-4.
  2. Alan M. Greaves (25 April 2002). Miletos: A History. Taylor & Francis. pp. 71–. ISBN 978-0-203-99393-4. The political history of Miletos/Millawanda, as it can be reconstructed from limited sources, shows that despite having a material culture dominated by Aegean influences it was more often associated with Anatolian powers such as Arzawa and the Hittites than it was with the presumed Aegean power of Ahhijawa
  3. 3.0 3.1 Sharon R. Steadman; Gregory McMahon; John Gregory McMahon (15 September 2011). The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Anatolia: (10,000-323 BCE). Oxford University Press. p. 369 and 608. ISBN 978-0-19-537614-2.
  4. Urban world history: an economic and geographical perspective By Luc-Normand Tellier page79 “The neighboring Greek city of Miletus, located on the Menander river was another terminal of the same route; it exerted certain hegemony over the Black sea trade and created about fifty commercial entrepôts in the Aegean sea and Black sea region...”
  5. Carlos Ramirez-Faria (1 January 2007). Concise Encyclopeida Of World History. Atlantic Publishers & Dist. pp. 305–. ISBN 978-81-269-0775-5.