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Sardis Ancient Lydian Archaeological site Pictures Photos & images





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Pictures & images of Sardis (Sart Turkey), the capital of the Lydian Empire situated in western Turkey. Sardis was one of the great important cities of Asia Minor that thrived under the rule of King Croesus famed for his wealth and the minting of the first bimetallic coins in gold and silver. Croesus fearing an invasion from the Persians consulted the Oracle of Delphi asking if he attacked the Persians would he win. He was told that if he attacked the Persians a great Empire would fall....
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