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Miletus


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Place Type
deserted settlement
Description
Located near the mouth of the Menderes; was one of 12 Ionian cities and one of the greatest cities of ancient Asia Minor; was large trade center with 4 harbors; founded colonies on Black Sea, in Egypt and Italy; noted as a literary center.
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Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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