Olba

Olba

Olba was an ancient city and bishopric in the Roman province of Isauria, in present-day it is loacted in Mersin Province, Turkey. The city was founded by Seleucus I Nicator in the 3rd century BC. The ruins include the Hellenistic temple of Zeus and the Roman temple of Tyche, in addition to the Byzantine Gate.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Mersin Province

Site History: 3rd Century BC

Oldest Culture: Hellenistic

Later Cultures: Roman + Byzantine

Site Features: Hellenistic & Roman & Byzantine Monuments

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