The ancient city of Kyzikos and the Temple of Hadrian

Kyzikos Ancient City, named after the Hylas legend in Greek mythology

Kyzikos Ancient City is situated at the foothills of Mount Kapıdağ within the borders of Balıkesir province, where the Bandırma-Erdek highway passes. Research conducted by Kurt Bittel revealed traces of human settlement dating back to the Neolithic period (6th millennium BC) and Chalcolithic period (5th millennium BC). The Doliones, who initially settled on the slopes…

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