Seleucia Pieria

Seleucia Pieria

Seleucia in Pieria, also known as Seleucia by the Sea or Suedia, was a Hellenistic town located in Hatay Province, Turkey. The city was founded in the 3rd century BC by Seleucus I Nicator, one of the successors of the Macedonian conqueror Alexander the Great and the founder of the Seleucid Empire.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Hatay Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 3rd Century BC

Oldest Culture: Hellenistic

Later Cultures: Roman + Byzantine

Site Features: Hellenistic & Roman & Byzantine Monuments

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