ALEXANDRIA TROAS PDF

After the death of Antigonus, another Macedonian commander - Lysimachus - controlled the Troad. The city was then renamed to Alexandria, in honor of the great Macedonian leader. Because there were many cities called Alexandria in those days, this particular Alexandria was given the term "Troas" or "from the Troad. Antigonus I Monophthalmus only contributed to its development, through the resettlement of the residents of the surrounding towns of Gargara, Hamaxitos, Neandria, Kolonai, Larisa, Kebren, and Skepsis.

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AD Tabula Peutingeriana. In its heyday the city may have had a population of about , Augustus, Hadrian and the rich grammarian Herodes Atticus contributed greatly to its embellishment; the aqueduct still preserved is due to the latter. Constantine considered making Troas the capital of the Roman Empire. According to the account in the Acts of the Apostles , Paul of Tarsus sailed for Europe for the first time from Alexandria Troas [8] and returned there from Europe it was there that the episode of the raising of Eutychus is said to have occurred [9].

Ignatius of Antioch also paused at this city before continuing to his martyrdom at Rome. In the 10th century Troas is given as a suffragan of Cyzicus and distinct from the famous Troy Heinrich Gelzer , Ungedruckte Texte der Notitiae episcopatuum, ; Georgii Cyprii descriptio orbis romani , 64 ; it is not known when the city was destroyed and the diocese disappeared.

The bishopric remains a titular see of the Catholic Church under the name Troas, vacant since Their beylik was conquered by the Ottomans in As of the midth century the site served as "a lurking place for bandetti". They had a circumference of about ten kilometres, and were fortified with towers at regular intervals. It is the subject of an early twenty-first century study by German archaeologists digging and surveying at the site.

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Alexandria Troas

AD Tabula Peutingeriana. In its heyday the city may have had a population of about , Augustus, Hadrian and the rich grammarian Herodes Atticus contributed greatly to its embellishment; the aqueduct still preserved is due to the latter. Constantine considered making Troas the capital of the Roman Empire. According to the account in the Acts of the Apostles , Paul of Tarsus sailed for Europe for the first time from Alexandria Troas [8] and returned there from Europe it was there that the episode of the raising of Eutychus is said to have occurred [9].

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Alexandria in Troas

It was one of the major sea ports in the Aegean connecting trade routes in Asia Minor to Neapolis in Macedonia by sea lines and then to Rome by road. The city was founded in BC and its original name was Antigonia Troas, named by Antigonus, but then it was changed into Alexandria Troas by Lysimachus and dedicated to Alexander the Great. During the Roman period, especially under the reign of Cesar and then Augustus, the city lived its heydays thanks to its busy port. In the 1st century BC Augustus built a colony of Roman soldiers at this site thus making it a Roman metropolis, during which period it was called as Colonia Alexandria Augusta Troas. The city was surrounded by a km long wall and equipped with a fine aqueduct carrying water from Ida mountain. During the Byzantine period emperor Constantine considered making Alexandria Troas as the capital of the Roman Empire , but later on the city lost its importance and abandoned with the coming of the Ottomans. Alexandria Troas is an important site for the history of Christianity , it was mentioned several times in the Bible.

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