The city of Miletus became one of the twelve Ionian cities of Asia Minor. Miletus was one of the cities involved in the Lelantine War of the 8th century BC.
By N.S. Gill. Basics on Miletus: Miletus was one of the great Ionian cities in southwestern Asia Minor. Homer refers to the people of Miletus as Carians.
Miletus, near the coast of western Turkey, was one of the most important cities in the ancient Greek world, but eventually declined due to the silting up of its harbors.
noun 1. Classical Mythology. a son of Apollo and Aria, and the founder of the city of Miletus. 2. an ancient city in Asia Minor, on the Aegean.
The famous spearsman Idomeneus led the Cretans, who held Cnossus, and the well-walled city of Gortys; Lyctus also, Miletus and Lycastus that lies upon the chalk; the ...
The Market Gate of Miletus (German: das Markttor von Milet) is a large marble monument in the Pergamon Museum in Berlin, Germany. It was built in Miletus in the 2nd ...
Miletus, Byzantine Palation, Turkish Balat, ancient Greek city of western Anatolia, some 20 miles (30 km) south of the present city of Söke, Turkey. It lies near the ...
Miletus was located on a small peninsula that jutted from the south into the bay of the Meander River. The ancient bay made an obstacle for direct land travel from ...
How & why to visit ancient Miletus (Milet, Miletos) & its huge Roman theater, near Ephesus in Aegean Turkey, by Tom Brosnahan
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