Monthly Archive: December 2020

Apelles of Ephesus

  Apelles was one of the most famous painters of his time. He was born in the city of Colophon in the fourth century BC. Colophon...

Xenophon of Ephesus

”The Ephesian Tale of Anthia and Habrocomes” which was one of the most famous books of the ancient times. It was written by Xenophon of Ephesus....

Paeonius of Ephesus

Paeonius of Ephesus was a local of Ephesus who lived between 420 and 380 BC. Paeonius was one of the greatest architects of his time. Chersiphron...

Hermione of Ephesus

Hermione of Ephesus was not born in ancient Ephesus city. We know this since she was known to arrive to Asia Minor then to Ephesus looking...

Polycrates of Ephesus

  Polycrates of Ephesus was one of the earliest bishops of Ephesus. He served to Christian Ephesians between 130 and 196. He personally knew Polycarp of...

Memnon of Ephesus

Memnon of Ephesus was the bishop of Ephesus during one of the most important Christian era events of the city which was the third ecumenical council...

Parrhasius of Ephesus

Evenor who was another painter from Ephesus was the father of Parrhasius. Parrhasius of Ephesus did not fall far from the three and became a painter himself...

Being Christian in Turkey

Original article was taken from Turkish Christians blog and translated from Turkish into English. There are many Christian and non-Muslim communities living in Turkey. Armenians, Assyrians,...

Zenodotus of Ephesus

Zenodotus of Ephesus was a native of Ephesus who was born in the 3rd century BC during the time when Ephesus was being ruled by Ptolemaic...

Battle of Notium

The Battle of Notium is also known as the Battle of Ephesus. This naval war took place in 406 BC. 90 Spartan ships clashed with 80...

Alexander Lychnus of Ephesus

Alexander Lychnus of Ephesus was a poet. He was born in Ephesus around the first century BC. Strabo, the famous geographer, philosopher, and historian from Anatolia,...