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Sardis was an important city state from ancient times situated in present day western Turkey. Sardis became the capital of Lydia and grew rich when it discovered the secret of separating gold from silver. The name of its king Croesus is still used today to describe someone who is extremely wealthy.

It is believed that in about the 3rd century BC King Antiochus III encouraged Jews to come and live in Sardis. They built a Synagogue which appears to have been actively used through...
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