Side: The ‘Pomegranate’ Greek Colony in Ancient Anatolia (Modern Turkey)

Strabo tells us that the city of Side was founded around the 7th century BCE by Greek colonizers from Kyme in Aeolis. By Dr. Jenni IrvingAncient Historian Introduction Side (Σίδη, meaning pomegranate) is located in the region of Pamphylia in Anatolia (modern-day Turkey) and was both a prosperous Aegean trading centre in Hellenistic and Roman[…]