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VIRTUAL - Anemurium: a Roman and early Byzantine city on Turkey’s southern shore, lecture by Hector Williams (U. British Columbia)
March 28, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
This is an online event.
Sponsored by: Bryn Mawr College
AIA Society: Philadelphia
George H. Forsyth, Jr. Memorial Lecture:
Excavations by the University of British Columbia on Turkey’s southernmost promontory, Cape Anamur, have uncovered a picture of life in a modest but prosperous urban community from the third to seventh centuries of our era. Local benefactors built large public baths with exercise grounds, a theatre, one of the best preserved odeons (roofed small theatre) in the Roman world, hundreds of tombs, four early Christian churches (some with fine mosaic floors), houses and a small well preserved set of Byzantine baths. Industrial establishments that produced pottery, roof tiles