Alexandria Troas is an ancient city in the Aegean, which was mentioned also in the Bible. All about Alexandria Troas, ancient city near Troy in Turkey, & how to visit it, by Tom Brosnahan. Alexandria Troas is an ancient Greek city situated on the Aegean Sea near the northern tip of Turkey’s western coast, a little south of Tenedos (modern.

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The people in the audience, in alexxndria to the performances taking place there, could admire stunning views of the entire city, distant ruins of Neandria, the islands of Bozcaada and Lesbos, and the Aegean Sea. Caracalla AE 25mm of Alexandria Troas.

According to the New Testament, during his stay, he restored to life a young man named Eutychus. Its original name was Antigonia, but it was rebaptized and adorned by Lysimachus after the Battle of Ipsus You have to walk or hitch-hike the last leg of the trip – from Dalyan to Alexandria Troas. If you alexancria to stay overnight in this area, it is worth checking if there are places available in local hotels: A part of the area is heavily overgrown, so take care to protect your a,exandria and feet from thorny bushes.

Yroas Augustus, it kept the right to strike its own coins. Maximus, AE of Alexandria, Troas. Texte der Notitiae episcopatuum, ; Georgii Cyprii descriptio orbis romani, 64 ; it is not known when the city was destroyed and the diocese disappeared. Troas is also a titular see of the Orthodox Church under the Ecumenical Patriarchate.


A dedication mentions a Quintilia who acted as prophetes. Commodus, AE17 of Alexandria Troas. In the 18th century, European travelers reported ttoas Alexandria Troas was abandoned and completely ruined. Today, there are many ruins, which include aoexandria aqueduct, a basilica, a bathhouse built by Herodes Atticustemples, a theater, an odeon, and city walls.

By agreeing you’re giving us a consent to store and process your personal data for processing your purchase. Alexandria Troas is also the titular diocese of the Orthodox Church.

Julius Caesar gave Alexandria the privileges of a colonia. Gallienus, AE of Alexandreia, Troas. Alexandria Troas, AR tetradrachm. Second Journey of Paul the Apostle. Alexanddia city went into decline. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Gallienus AE22 of Alexandreia, Troas. One of the main roads to the city led through the Eastern Gate, also known as the Neandria Gate, built in the 3rd century BC.

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Frank Sternberg AG, 35, Lot In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Salonina, AE21 of Alexandria Troas. A “found” stadium conjures Olympic history.

It has a circular atrium 20 meters in diameter with towers on both sides. Ignatius of Antioch also paused at this city before continuing to his martyrdom at Rome. Retrieved from ” https: Hroas Troas AE A sacred way linked it to Smintheion, while another avenue lined with shops troaa uncovered served the ancient harbour at Dalyan.

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Alexandria Troas was the ancient port city in the Troad, founded by Antigonus I Monophthalmus – one of the generals of Alexander the Great – as Antigoneia.


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CNG 88, Lot Caracalla, AE of Alexandria, Troas. The harbour is fully silted today. The circuit of the old walls can still be traced. In Roman times, it was a significant port for travelling between Anatolia and Europe. During the latest excavations they discovered an old temple which was built by the Roman emperor Augustus. Also, in Troas Luke joined Paul and they continued their mission.

Alexandria Troas

Paul, and the Acts of the Apostles. Alexxandria are other biblical references to Troas in 2 Cor 2: The website cannot function properly without these cookies. Bellinger var legends. The ruins of Alexandria Troas occupy the area of about hectares, but most of it is heavily overgrown with bushes.

In the 1st century AD Saint Paul passed some time in Troas during his second missionary journey where he had a vision of a man calling him to Macedonia to help them Acts This man came to Alexandria Troas to hear the speech of St.

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Marketing alwxandria are used to track visitors across websites. Alexandria Troas is an ancient Greek city situated on the Aegean Sea near the northern tip of Turkey’s western coast, a little south of Tenedos modern Bozcaada. Gallienus AE 22mm of Alexandria Troas.