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Ancient Greek City in Turkey to Host Special Orthodox Service

A special Orthodox religious service is to be held on Tuesday in the ancient Greek city of Ephesus, in modern-day Turkey. The liturgy in remembrance of Saint John; who is believed to have been buried at the site in Aegean...

Ancient City of Ephesus to be Reunited with Sea

The ancient city of Ephesus; an ancient Greek city on the coast of Ionia, located in the western province of İzmir, is set to once again have a harbor on the Aegean coast, according to an ambitious new project. In...

A ‘New Ephesus’ is Waiting to be Unearthed at Parion, Turkey

Archaeological excavations at Parion, the ancient port of the Hellenistic period in today’s north-west Turkey, have shown that hundreds of large buildings are buried underneath. Founded in 709 B.C, Parion was a Greek city in Mysia on the Hellespont. According to...

Uproar in Turkey Over Social Events at the Ancient Greek City of Ephesus

A fiery debate has been sparked in Turkey over the alleged use of the ancient city of Ephesus in the Aegean province of Izmir for wedding and circumcision ceremonies and other events. Images of decorated tables and chairs in front...

Temple Restoration in Ancient Greek Site of Ephesus

The temple of Egyptian god Serapis, which was discovered in the ancient Greek city of Ephesus, Turkey, will be restored to its original condition. It is estimated that the temple collapsed during an earthquake in the region. The temple was built in...

Youth Orchestra of Dion Travels to Ancient Ephesus

Children aged 7 to 20 years old, from the Pieria regional unit, (in the Region of Central Macedonia, northern Greece), will travel to Turkey to give a special concert at the ancient Greek city of Ephesus, which is near...