Ancient Ionian Greek city, Anatolia.Founded on the mainland, the city was subsequently moved to a nearby island. Part of the Ionian Dodecapolis, it was known for its painted terra-cotta sarcophagi (6th century BC). During the 5th century BC it was controlled by Athens, during which time the philosopher Anaxagoras was born there. It became subject to the Persian Achaemenian dynasty in 387 BC. A half century or so later Alexander the Great built a causeway connecting the city to the mainland. Under the Romans (see Roman Republic and Empire) it became part of the province of Asia.
* * *▪ ancient city, Turkeyancient Ionian Greek city, located about 20 miles west of Izmir (Smyrna) in modern Turkey. It was founded on the mainland near the base of the Erythraean peninsula; it became part of the Ionian Dodecapolis and was well known for its painted terra-cotta sarcophagi (6th century BC). Later, its inhabitants, alarmed by Persian encroachments, moved the city to an island 400 yards from the coast. Alexander the Great built a pier to connect the island to the mainland. During the 5th century BC, the city was controlled by Athens; it revolted in 412 and after a period of party strife became subject to Achaemenidian Persia (387 BC). The Romans incorporated it into the province of Asia. The philosopher Anaxagoras and Pericles' siege engineer Artemon were natives of Clazomenae.
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Clazomenae — • Titular see of Asia Minor Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Clazomenae Clazomenae † … Catholic encyclopedia
Clazomenae — (ital.: Clazomene) ist ein Titularbistum der römisch katholischen Kirche. Es geht zurück auf einen untergegangenen Bischofssitz in der antiken Stadt Klazomenai, die in der römischen Provinz Asia (heute westliche Türkei) lag. Der Bischofssitz war… … Deutsch Wikipedia
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