Wed. Apr 24th, 2019

Cnidos ancient city – Datca

Cnidos people were really an advanced civilization in health care, arts and science. They have improved in architecture, science and medicine…
Doctor EURYPHON : Dr. Euryphon from Cnidos founded the second largest World School of Medicine in Cnidos with his medical school students…
Astronomer EDOKSUS : Eudoksus from Cnidos, the great scientists of ancient times have improved in astronomy, mathematics and history. Eudoksus from Cnidos was the very first scientist – inventor of the first Sun Dial in ancient times, which was one of the greatest inventions of ancient times in Asia Minor – Anatolia – Turkey…

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Architect SOSTRATOS : Sostratos from Cnidos is the arcihitect of the Lighthouse in Alexandria, which was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.The famous painter POLYGONTOS also lived in Cnidos…
Geographer, traveller and author STRABON from Amasya, tells about Cnidos; ” The city looks like a theatre, which stretches from the sea up the hill. Public buildings were built on the small peninsula which seperates these two ports from each other…
The archaelogical findings from the ancient city of Cnidos have been displayed in a small museum near the ancient ruins in Cnidos …
Photography by Sinan S. UNSAL

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