Archaeology Books on Turkey

Greco-Roman Cities of Aegean Turkey, by Henry Matthews

Professor Matthews brings alive the historyarchitectureand daily life of 21 ancient Bronze Age to Byzantine cities of Aegean Turkey, including TroyAlexandria Troas, Chryse, AssosPergamonSmyrna (İzmir), Teos, Clazomenae, SardisHierapolisLaodicea on the LycusAphrodisias,Ephesus, Magnesia on the Maeander, Priene, Miletus, Didyma, Herakleia under Latmos, Euremos, Labraunda, and Halikarnassos (Bodrum)More…

Lycia, by Cevdet Bayburtluoğlu

 

Turkey’s Mediterranean coastfrom Fethiye to Antalya includes spectacular scenery and nearly a hundred ancient cities. This authoritative, comprehensive, high-quality 300-page guide rich with color photos and site plans shows you them all. More…

The Goddess and the Bull, by Michael Balter

The most interesting book on Anatolian archeology in recent years, it reads like an adventure-mystery novel. If you liked reading about Heinrich Schliemann and the treasures of Troy, you’ll love reading about James Mellaart and the discovery of Çatalhöyük, perhaps the most important Neolithic site yet discovered. More…

—Tom Brosnahan


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