CORINTO -Desta cidade, Paulo escreveu sua epístola aos romanos.Principal cidade da província romana de Acaia. Localizava-se no istmo que ligava o Peloponeso com a Grécia continental, possuindo portos tanto a leste quanto a oeste. Era uma rica e influente cidade portuária.
Coin from Thyatira with head of Apollo and double-headed battle-axe, similar to those represented on Hittite sculptures, 2nd century BC. Thyatira was among the first cities to use money and much of the knowledge of ancient Thyatira comes from the images on these coins: baskets of fruit, serpents, double-sided battle axe, Apollo and Artemis, Cybele, Roman emperors and local governors, sports and festivals.
Here is a replica of the legendary Trojan horse as it greets visitors at the entrance of the archaeological site of Troy, TURKEY. Troy is among the most atmospheric sites along Turkey's Aegean coast. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell'Orto)