Tagged: Ephesus

Excavations in Ephesus Through Time

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes The ancient city of Ephesus, near Selçuk, Turkey, is a significant archaeological site with research led by various institutes including the British Museum and the Austrian Archaeological Institute. Initial excavations began in 1863, aiming to locate the Temple of Artemis. Major discoveries like the Parthian Frieze and early Christian sites have been uncovered, with the most striking findings housed in both local and Vienna-based museums. Ephesus, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is now a major tourist destination, where ongoing excavations continue to reveal its historical significance.

10 Biblical Events That Took Place in Ephesus

Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes Ephesus, an ancient city in present-day Turkey, played a crucial role in early Christianity, marked by significant biblical events. Paul’s missionary journeys, the establishment of the Ephesian Church, and remarkable events such as the burning of sorcery scrolls and the riot of the silversmiths illustrate the city’s profound impact on Christianity’s spread. Additional contributions from figures like Priscilla, Aquila, and John, including the writing of the Book of Revelation, further highlight Ephesus’s historical and religious significance.

Roman Ephesus vs Hellenistic Ephesus

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes The ancient Ephesus witnessed the rise and fall of several remarkable civilizations, two of the most important being the Hellenistic and Roman cultures. While both the...

Callinus of Ephesus

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes Callinus is a poet from Ephesus, who lived in the seventh century BC. We don’t know much about his life. As we know, Callinus witnessed the...

City Life In Ephesus

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes Ephesians in their early years generally did not have apartments. Apartment type which was known as insula blocks, which were built due to the overpopulation explosion...

Ephesus Experience Museum

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes The Ephesus Experience Museum offers an immersive journey through the ancient city of Ephesus, utilizing state-of-the-art 3D animations and AI to recreate the bustling Roman port city. Located in Ephesus Ancient City, the museum combines 360-degree projections, sound design, and evocative lighting, allowing visitors to feel like they’ve traveled back in time. Features include lifelike reconstructions of ancient inhabitants, buildings, and streets, enhancing the experience of exploring the city’s extensive history and architecture. The museum is accessible, offers guided tours in multiple languages, and includes facilities like a cafeteria and gift shop. Open daily, the Ephesus Experience Museum promises a captivating, educational visit for all ages, making it an essential destination for anyone fascinated by history or archaeology.

Roman Empire

Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes Et tu, Brute? (You too, Brutus?) Roman Emperor Caesar Founded in the 1st century B.C. under the leadership of Augustus, the Roman Empire ruled in the...

Panayır Mountain

Estimated Reading Time: < 1 minute Panayır Mountain is one of the two mountains surrounding Ephesus Ancient City. Panayır Mountain gets its name from the Greek word which means ”Gathering”. Throughout the...

Cruises Are Back to Kusadasi

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes UPDATE October 14, 2021 Today Viking Cruise made its 3rd visit to Kusadasi Cruise Port. News sources confirmed that several other cruise liners such as Norwegian,...

Top 10 Reasons To Visit Ephesus

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes Ephesus is a UNESCO World Heritage Site Seeing a world heritage site is not an everyday adventure for many of us. Ephesus Ancient City and surrounding...

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