Theater of Milet, Turkey

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In ancient times Milet was an important Greek trade city. The harbour was the center of the trade with the countries in the east.

Im Theater von Milet, der alten griechischen Handelsmetropole. Bereits in griechischer Zeit besaß Milet eine überregionale Bdeutung. Der Hafen war ein wichtiger Umschlagplatz für den Handel mit dem Orient. Mit der Verlandung des Hafens schwand auch die Bedeutung der Stadt.
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Latitude: 37° 31' 50" N, Longitude: 27° 16' 33" E see »

Location: Turkey

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