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The Great Fire of Smyrna

Restroom Found in 2nd-Century BC Theater in Smyrna

A restroom with running water used by actors in a 2,200-year-old theater in Smyrna was recently discovered. Originally constructed in the second century BC, the latrine itself, for use by actors of the theater only, was constructed in the second...

Turkish Newspaper Blames 1922’s Great Fire of Smyrna On Armenians

A pro-government Turkish newspaper repeated a controversial theory on Thursday that blames Armenians for the Great Fire of Smryna in 1922. 

100-Year-Old Shipwreck Discovered in Gulf of Izmir Could Be From ‘Great Fire of Smyrna’

A fifth shipwreck to date was recently uncovered in the Gulf of  Izmir according to Professor Muhammet Duman from Dokuz Eylül University (DEU) Marine Action in Science and Technology Institute. The professor says that the shipwreck is at least 100-years-old...

Reflecting on The Great Fire of Smyrna and Turkey's Current Irredentist Rhetoric

Uzay Bulut, a Turkish journalist and political analyst formerly based in Ankara who now resides in Washington, D.C., has written an article called: Turkey: How the 3,000-year Greek Presence on the Aegean Shore Came to an End, where she...