Priene, Turkey. Priene (Ancient Greek: Πριήνη Priēnē; Turkish: Prien) was an ancient ancient Greek city of Ionia (and member of the Ionian League) at the base of an escarpment of Mycale, about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) north of the then course of the Maeander (now called the Büyük Menderes or "Big Maeander") River, 67 kilometres (42 mi) from ancient Anthea, 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from ancient Aneon and 25 kilometres (16 mi) from ancient Miletus.

Priene (Turkey) was an ancient Ionian city (member of the Ionian League)

Ruins in Priene, Turkey

priene ruins, turkey - breathtaking, few tourists

Priene theater. Priene, Turkey

Priene, Turkey - went here on holiday and honestly one of the best ancient cities I have been to. Laid out to a Greek design and not romanised, it is incredibly important. (and has its own pet dog that shows you round).

Model of the City of Priene, c. 4th c. BCE. Staaliche Museum, Berlin.  Priene was an ancient ancient Greek city of Ionia at the base of an escarpment of Mycale. Priene possessed a great deal of famous Hellenistic art and architecture.

HELLENISTIC: Model of the City of Priene, c. Priene was an ancient ancient Greek city of Ionia at the base of an escarpment of Mycale. Priene possessed a great deal of famous Hellenistic art and architecture.

Tragic & Comic masks. Priene (Turkey), so called Room A. Clay, 3rd to 2nd cent. BC.

Priene (Turkey), so called Room A. Clay, to cent.

The Temple of Athena in Priene.

The Temple of Athena in Priene. Built in 350 b. in Turkey by Pytheos.

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