Category: Colossae

Colossae Thermal Information (Kaklik Cave)

Today the economy of Honaz is centred on growing cherries, 80% of the crop being exported from Denizli, Turkey, generating up to 35 million dollars of income per annum. There is an annual cherry festival in the town. Tomatoes and other

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Colossae Map

This is a map of ancient city Colossae in Denizli, Turkey showing the location, geography and buildings. This is your ancient map guide and all the information you need. The map shows Colossae’s location and ancient information such as the ancient attractions in Colossae. Click on the map to

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Colossae Church and Ancient History

In 396 BC, during the Persian Wars, the satrap Tissaphernes was lured to Colossae and slain by an agent of the party of Cyrus the Younger. Pliny tells that the wool of Colossae gave its name (colossinus) to the colour of the cyclamen flower. During the Hellenistic period, the

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Colossae Ancient City

There is also a Seljuk fortress in Honaz, and the Murat Mosque which dates back to the reign of Ottoman Sultan Murat II (imperabat 1404-1451). Colossae pronunciation Colossae is pronounced as kuh–los-ee. Colossae history and church In 396 BC, during the Persian Wars, the satrap Tissaphernes was lured to

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