Denizli Hierapolis

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Hierapolis Antique City, 18 km north of Denizli Province, is one of the Kings of Bergama II. BC by Eumenes It can be said that it was named Hierapolis due to Hiera, the wife of Telephos, the legendary founder of Bergama, which was founded in 2 centuries. The city was constantly demolished and rebuilt due to the earthquakes that occurred due to its location in an earthquake zone. However, the structures standing today are AD. It was built after the big earthquake that happened in the 60s and the city was built with a grid plan after that, taking the appearance of a typical Roman city that has lost its entire Hellenistic character. Hierapolis became a very important center in the Byzantine Period after the Roman Period. BUSINESS. The fact that it was a Christian center since the 4th century is due to the killing of Saint Philip, who was one of the disciples of Christ in 80 AD. Kent İ.S. When it was conquered by the Byzantines in the 4th century, an octagonal church called Martyrium was built in the name of St. Philip. Because of this, the city's title increases and it gets the title of Metropolis. Kent İ.S. It was destroyed by the big earthquake in the 7th century and the city lost its identity. It became a small town in the 12th century AD It was ruled by the Seljuks in the 13th century and was completely abandoned after the earthquake in the 14th century.

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Denizli Hierapolis Pamukkale Örenyeri,Pamukkale Mahallesi,Pamukkale ilçesi DENİZLİ
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