Epiphania

Epiphania

Epiphania is an ancient city in Mersin Province, Turkey. It was originally called Oiniandos, and was located in the area of the northern tip of the Gulf of Iskenderun on the route from Missis to Antioch. In the 2nd century BC the city was renamed Epiphania, in honour of Antiochus IV Epiphanes, King of Syria from 175 BC to 164 BC.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Mersin Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 3rd Century BC

Oldest Culture: Hellenistic

Later Cultures: Roman

Site Features: Hellenistic & Roman Monuments

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