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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 name Pergamum
Location Bergama, İzmir Province, Turkey
Region Aeolis
Coordinates 39°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
Teep Settlement
Aurie 90 ha (220 acres)
History
Culturs Greek, Roman
Associatit wi Epigonus, Sosus o Pergamon, Aelius Nicon, Galen
Site notes
Condeetion Ruined
Ainership Public
Public access Yes
Offeecial name Pergamon an its Multi-Layered Cultural Laundscape
Teep Cultural
Criteria i, ii, iii, iv, vi
Designatit 2014 (38t session)
Reference no. 1457
Region Europe 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.