The 'State Agora'

The 'State Agora' (HM1L1Q)

Location: , İzmir 35920 Selçuk
Country: Turkey
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N 37° 56.182', E 27° 20.71'

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'Devet Agorasi'

English: Probably in the 15th century B.C., an enclosure was set up in the saddle between the two city mountains; at the beginning of the 1"century A.D. it covered an area of 160 x 58 m. The area was surrounded by porticoes on three sides. The location was bordered at the west by an ashlar wall, against which numerous individual monuments were erected. At the latest since the time of Emperor Augustus (27 B.C. - A.D. 14), the `State Agora' with its surrounding buildings constituted the political centre of the city.
Turkish: Şehrin her iki yanındaki dağların arasındaki çukur alanda olasılıkla İ.Ö. 1.
yüzyılda yapılan meydan, I.S. 1. yüzyılın başında 160 x 58 m'|ık bir alanı kapsamaktaydı. Meydanın uç yanı sütunlu galerilerle çevrilmiştir. Batı sınırını, kesme bloklardan yapılmış ve pek çok anıtın dayandığı bir duvar oluşturur. En geç imparator Augustus (İ.Ö. 27 - İ.S. 14) Dönemi'nden itibaren 'Devlet Agorası', etrafındaki diğer yapılarla beraber şehrin politik merkezi haline gelmiştir.
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HM NumberHM1L1Q
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Placed ByKültür ve Turizm Bakanlıǧı and Osterreichisches Archaologisches Institut
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Date Added Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)26S E 469669 N 4198810
Decimal Degrees37.93636667, 27.34516667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 56.182', E 27° 20.71'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 56' 10.92" N, 27° 20' 42.6" E
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Efes Harabeleri, İzmir 35920, TR
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