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Ephesus


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Place Type
deserted settlement
Description
One of 12 ancient Ionian cities, located in fertile plain near the mouth of the Caÿster river; conquered by Persians; democracy granted by Alexander the Great; was center of cult of Diana; passed to Rome; an early Christian center, visited by St. Paul.
Source
Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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