Nicaea (corresponding to modern day Iznik), situated in a fertile basin at the eastern end of Lake Ascanius, was an important ancient city in the northwestern Anatolia (currently in Bursa, Turkey). Inheriting its legacy from the ancient Greeks, the settlement was later controlled by the Romans and then the Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantine). During the…

via Turkish officials begin restoration of the ‘Gate of Constantinople’ in the historic city of Nicaea — Realm of History

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s