"Miletus, Miletos, Milet - Cradle of Philosophy" Balat by Diana75
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Miletus was founded in the 10th century BC as an important commercial and cultural center.
At its height, around 100,000 people lived on this peninsula.
Miletus was the homeland of numerous philosophers and sages. Thales, Anaksymandros, Anaksymens and Hekotios are some of these philosophers.
Several ruins dispersed over the region, including the antique theater, the Faustina baths built by the Roman Emperor Aurelius for his wife, the caravanserai and the agoras are the silent testimonies of the great past of Miletus, one of the most important towns in the area.
The caravanserai is located on the south-eastern part of the theatre and was built in the 15th century. The two-storey... more travel advice
The extant walls and the tower standing on the cavea of the theatre, are the walls for the citadel built during the... more travel advice
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