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Akhisar is a county district and its town center in Manisa Province in the Aegean region of Western Turkey. Akhisar is also the ancient city of Thyatira or Thyateira.
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Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
Akhisar, (White Castle, the ancient Tyatira,) two days' journey North-East of Maghnisa, has a few Mosques, two Baths, and a ruined Castle. In Summer-time its air is unhealthy. It is contiguous to the Kadilik of Sandaraghi, and lies East by North ...
The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)
- AKHISAR, or IWhite-Castle, the name now given to the ancient Thyatira, from its quarries of white marble. It is situated on the river Hermus, on a fertile plain, 18 miles broad; and is 49 miles S. E. of Pergamo. It abounds in grain and cotton, ...
by Tremper III Longman
Thyatira (now called Akhisar) isabout thirtyfive miles southeast of Pergamum. It was mainlynoted as havinga significant ...
with the Biblical fragments by Augustin Calmet, Charles Taylor
Thyatira (called by the Turks Akhisar, or the white castle), a city of Lydia, is distant from Pergamus about forty-eight miles ; almost south-east ; situated in a spacious plain about two miles and a half in compass. Very few of the ancient buildings ...
by Selcuk Aksin Somel
The provincial libraries of Adana, Bursa, Kayseri, Edirne, Diyarbak1r, Manisa, Akhisar, and other towns have local manuscript collections. Outside the modern Turkish borders, perhaps the most important Ottoman archival collection is located ...
A Geographical Dictionary (1817)
Or Universal Gazetteer, Ancient and Modern in Two Volumes by Joseph Emerson Worcester
Point Petre Aleppo Akhisar A ngora.
by Tremper III Longman
Thyatira (now called Akhisar) is about thirty-five miles southeast of Pergamum. It was mainly noted as having a significant concentration of trade guilds, especially those connected with textiles. Lydia, Paul's disciple and host in Philippi, was a ...
by David Noel Freedman, Allen C. Myers
A city (modern Akhisar) just E of the Pergamum/ Sardis ...
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