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History of Ephesus


Androclos belonged to Akhas, ran from the Dor invasion in Greece. He led among the migration convoys. Parallel to the forecast, while frying, a fish fell down bothersome a concealing boar. The feared boar escaped immediately. The boar was followed by androclos and recognized the city of Ephesus. A mausoleum had been built to the memory of the king of Ephesus when Androclos died with Carians in the wars. The mausoleum is regarded as placed around Magnesia’s Door. The king, Kreisos ruled ephesus, in the 6BC. The Age was reached by the city and became a model to the Antic World in art and culture, too.

However the inhabitants of Ephesus moved away. Since they didn’t like being dominated and lived in the Ephesus that was new that’s located around the field of Artemision. The remains of the age haven’t been shown, Since the excavations haven’t completed aside from the Artemision. Later, Ephesus was dominated by Persians. The city was saved from destruction Since Ephesians didn’t join the Ionian Rebellion against Persians. The revolt led to the loss of Persian. Alexander the Great won the cities and Persians got their independence. Until the arrival of Alexander the Great was comprised of two regulating systems, democratic and 31, ephesus was in prosperity.

However their oligarchic system was violated with their coming of a brand new ruler, and a revolt existed in Ephesus. The Temple of Artemis had been fired and destroyed by their supporters of oligarchy in 356BC. As the temple turned into unusable, Alexander the Great suggested for repairing. However the Ephesians gently refused for the reason the A God can’t built a temple for a God. An Ephesian architect, Dinocrates restored their Temple of Artemision. Following their death of Alexander their Great, Ephesus was dominated by their general of him, Lysimakhos, from 287 BC. Lysimakhos decided to change the former position of Ephesus to further west, as a result of destruction of their port by their alluviums, and their inhabitants were forced to settle in their new place named Arsinoeina, the name of Lysimakhos wife. The city was encompassed from wide stone walls from 10 meters height and 9 meters length. With their death of Lysimakhos, Ephesians destroyed majority of the city walls.


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