- Anchiale (Ancient Greek: Ἀγχιάλη) or Anchialeia was a historic city of ancient Cilicia now a part of modern Mersin, Turkey. It was inhabited during the Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine eras.
Anchiale (Ancient Greek: Ἀγχιάλη) or Anchialeia was a historic city of ancient Cilicia now a part of modern Mersin, Turkey. It was inhabited during the Hellenistic , Roman , and Byzantine eras.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. In Greek mythology, Anchiale or Ankhiale ( Ancient Greek: Ἀγχιάλη) was the name of the following personages: Anchiale, said to have founded the town of Anchiale near Tarsus in Cilicia. Her father was named Iapetus, and she had a son named Cydnus.
Aug 30, 2019 · Anchialē f sg ( genitive Anchialēs ); first declension. ( Greek mythology) A nymph of Creta. A city of Cilicia whose ruins are situated near Mersin.
Anchiale. Anchiale is one of the latest generation of Titans, and she represents the warmth of fire. With Hestia being the fire goddess belonging to Mount Olympus .
In Greek mythology, Iapetus (/ aɪ ˈ æ p ɪ t ə s /; Ancient Greek: Ἰαπετός, romanized: Iapetós), also Japetus, was a Titan, the son of Uranus and Gaia and father of Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus, and Menoetius.
ANKHIALE (or Anchiale) was the Titan goddess of the warming heat of fire. She was the wife of Hekateros, the titan-god of the hands, and mother of the metal-working Daktyloi, literally the Fingers. These rustic gods lived on the slopes of Mount Ida (either the Kretan or Phrygian mountain), and together represented the power of fingers and hands to create and utilise fire.
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History The Roman Empire made Lystra a colony in 6 BCE, under the name of Colonia Iulia Felix Gemina ,  possibly to gain better control of the tribes in the mountains to the west. Later, it was incorporated into the Roman province of Galatia , and soon afterwards the Romans built a road connecting Lystra to Iconium to the north.
Smyrna was located at the mouth of the small river Hermus and at the head of a deep arm of the sea (Smyrnaeus Sinus) that reached far inland.This enabled Greek trading ships to sail into the heart of Lydia, making the city part of an essential trade route between Anatolia and the Aegean.