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Ephesus from a map of Greek and Phoenician Settlements in the Mediterranean Basin.

Ephesus from a map of Greek and Phoenician Settlements in the Mediterranean Basin.

Perry-Castañeda Library Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/
Ephesus was an ancient Ionian Greek city renowned for the temple of Artemis. It was one of 12 Ionian cities in a league described by Herodotus as comprised of Miletus, Myus, Priene, Ephesus, Colophon, Lebedus, Teos, Clazomenae, Phocaea, Chios, Erythrae and Samos.

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