Telmessos

Telmessos

Telmessos, Telmessus, Makri, Macre or Anastasiopolis, was the largest city in Lycia which is located today in Muğla Province, Turkey. The city was a member of the Delian League in the 5th century BC and was taken later by Alexander in 334 BC. The name of the modern town on the site is Fethiye.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Muğla Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: First Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Lycia

Later Cultures: Ancient Greek + Hellenistic + Roman + Byzantine

Site Features: Mixed Monuments

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