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Apollon Smintheion & Alexandria Troas Pictures, Images & Photos, Turkey

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PIctures, images & photos of the Sanctuary of Apollo Smintheion & the ruins of Alexandria Troas, Turkey.
The Temple of Apollo Smintheion is rather strangely dedicated to Apollo the Mice Slayer. The ancient peoples who came to settle the area from Crete were told by an Oricle to settle where they were overrun by the "sons of the earth". When they were besieged by mice or rodents they interpreted the typically vague pronouncement of the Oracle "sons of the...
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