Pergamon

Frae Wikipedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Pergamon
τὸ Πέργαμον (in Auncient Greek)
Pergamon - 01.jpg
The reconstructit Temple o Trajan at Pergamon
Pergamon is locatit in Turkey
Pergamon
Shawn within Turkey
Alternate namePergamum
LocationBergama, İzmir Province, Turkey
RegionAeolis
Coordinates39°07′57″N 27°11′03″E / 39.13250°N 27.18417°E / 39.13250; 27.18417Coordinates: 39°07′57″N 27°11′03″E / 39.13250°N 27.18417°E / 39.13250; 27.18417
TeepSettlement
Aurie90 ha (220 acres)
History
CultursGreek, Roman
Associatit wiEpigonus, Sosus o Pergamon, Aelius Nicon, Galen
Site notes
CondeetionRuined
AinershipPublic
Public accessYes
Offeecial namePergamon an its Multi-Layered Cultural Laundscape
TeepCultural
Criteriai, ii, iii, iv, vi
Designatit2014 (38t session)
Reference no.1457
RegionEurope an North Americae

Pergamon or Pergamum (Auncient Greek: τὸ Πέργαμον or ἡ Πέργαμος) wis a rich an pouerfu auncient Greek ceety in Aeolis. It is locatit 26 kilometres (16 mi) frae the modren coastline o the Aegean Sea on a promontory on the north side o the river Caicus (modren-day Bakırçay) an northwast o the modren ceety o Bergama.