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Creators: C. Foss, G. Reger, S. Mitchell
Contributors: R. Talbert, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Adam Rabinowitz, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, Hanna Smith, Francis Deblauwe, Sean Gillies, B. Siewert-Mayer, Lewin Ernest Staine, Ryan Horne, Eric Kansa
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Last modified Jul 20, 2015 02:51 PM History
An important ancient settlement, located at modern Bergama in Turkey. It was first described in Xenophon's Anabasis and was later used as a treasury under Lysimachus. Pergamum became the administrative capital and principal city of the Attalid kingdom and dynasty (282-133 BCE) and was briefly the first capital of the Roman province of Asia. It later was a seat of a Christian bishopric and is listed in Revelation as one of the seven churches of Asia. It was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014 under "Pergamon and its Multi-Layered Cultural Landscape".

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Place Red Basilica by Ryan Horne — last modified Feb 19, 2015 08:37 PM
A Roman temple built above the Selinus river which was originally constructed for the worship of Egyptian gods, most likely Isis and/or Serapis. In the Byzantine era it was converted into a church of St. John. It was subsequently ruined, although the rotunda on the north side is still an active mosque.

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 56 E3 Pergamum

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Bergama

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Foss, C., G. Reger, S. Mitchell. "Places: 550812 (Pergamum)". Pleiades. <> [Accessed: June 28, 2016 3:44 am]

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