Soli

Soli

Soli was an ancient city and port in Cilicia, in present-day Mersin Province, Turkey. It was a colony of Rhodes, founded about 700 BC. Soli was destroyed in the 1st century BC, and rebuilt by Pompey the Great. Thereafter, it was called Pompeiopolis.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Mersin Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: First Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Greek

Later Cultures: Roman

Site Features: Roman Monuments

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