The Memmius Monument

The Memmius Monument (HM1L3G)

Location: , İzmir 35920 Selçuk
Country: Turkey
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N 37° 56.233', E 27° 20.586'

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Memmius Anıtı

— Der Memmiusbau —

English: The Memmius Monument was built between 50 and 30 B.C. at a particularly prominent site: it is an honorific monument for Gaius Memmius, a grandson of the Roman Dictator Sulla. The reconstruction proposes a tower-like structure with a cone-shaped roof; reliefs between the columns of the upper storey depicted the virtues of the individual honoured. At present there is no reconstruction at the site, but instead a Cubistic modern architectural collage.



Turkish: Memmius Anıtı, özellikle göze çarpan bir yerde İ.Ö. 50 ve 30 yılları arasında inşa edilmiştir: Romalı Diktatör SuIla'nın torunlarından biri olan Gaius Memmius için bir onur anıtıdır. Rekonstrüksiyonu konik damlı kule biçiminde bir üst yapı öngörür, üst katın sütunları arasındaki kabartmalarda onurlandırılan kişinin faziletleri tasvir edilmekteydi. Günümüzde yapının rekonstrüksiyonu yerine kübizmi andıran modern bir mimari kolajı mevcuttur.

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HM NumberHM1L3G
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Placed ByKültür ve Turizm Bakanlıǧı and Osterreichisches Archaologisches Institut
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Date Added Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)26S E 469851 N 4198904
Decimal Degrees37.93721667, 27.34310000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 56.233', E 27° 20.586'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 56' 13.98" N, 27° 20' 35.16" E
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Efes Harabeleri, İzmir 35920, TR
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