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Traces of the Roman Empire

A new Aphrodite?

A “magnificent, pristine” marble head was found during work in Rome’s historic centre. The newly found head of “elegant workmanship” will likely belong to a female divinity, perhaps Aphrodite.

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Roman sarcophagus found in Türkiye

A two-thousand-year-old sarcophagus, which is considered to belong to a Roman general, was found in the olive grove, which was declared a protected area in Bursa’s Iznik district.

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The historical structure of the city of Rome: Aspendos

The Traces of the Roman Empire:

Once upon a time, the ancient city of Aspendos had a good king. He loved his daughter, famous for her beauty, and his country “to the same extent”. One day, he had an idea for his two loves. He declared to his people that would marry his daughter to the person who rendered the most advantageous service to the city…

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Ephesus: the dream capital of Rome in Asia

Ephesus was once the Asian capital of the Roman Empire: it was the jewel city of the time; as a cosmopolitan, cultural and commercial center, it was second only to Rome; The people called it the “second Rome.

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