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24th July 2009, mc

 

3) Ancient Greece: Hellenistic period (323-146 BC)


Izmir (Smyrna) ľKadifekale "the velvet castle" - the impressive ruins of a castle and its walls, built by Lysimachus, a "successor" (diadochus) of Alexander the Great, Lysimachus later a king (306 BC) in Thrace and Asia Minor.

Smyrna. Kadifekale (literally "the velvet castle" in Turkish)

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