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Ancient Coins of Caria (Other Cities)
Caria was a region of western Anatolia extending along the coast from mid-Ionia (Mycale) south to Lycia and east to Phrygia. The Ionian and Dorian Greeks colonized the west of it and joined the Carian population in forming Greek-dominated states there.
|The ruins of Euromus are about 4 km southeast of Selimiye and 12 km northwest of Milas (the ancient Mylasa), Mugla Province, Turkey. Probably dating from the 6th century B.C., Euromus was a member of the Chrysaorian League during Seleucid times. The ruins contain numerous interesting buildings, including rock-cut tombs and an exceptional the temple of Zeus Lepsinos from the reign of Emperor. cotta indicate that the temple site had its origins back at least to the 6th century B.C. The temple is one of the best preserved classical temples in Turkey: sixteen columns remain standing and most of the columns are inscribed in of the citizen who commissioned their construction.|