Photographer's Note

Pergamon, or Pergamum, was an ancient Greek city in modern-day Turkey, in Mysia, today located 16 miles (26 km) from the Aegean Sea on a promontory on the north side of the river Caicus (modern day Bakırçay), that became the capital of the Kingdom of Pergamon during the Hellenistic period, under the Attalid dynasty, 281–133 BC. Pergamon was cited in the book of Revelation as one of the seven churches of Asia. Today, the main sites of ancient Pergamon are to the north and west of the modern city of Bergama. (wikipedia)

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  • Copyright: Salih Atakan Nemli (atanemli) (96)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2012-05-06
  • Categories: Ruins
  • Exposure: f/8, 1/1600 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2012-05-08 14:08
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