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  1. Travels in Turkey Susan Daly

  2. Strait of the Dardanelles

  3. Turkish Gallipolli Memorial

  4. Seljuk Fortress

  5. Asian side of Dardanelles

  6. Cannakale

  7. A Kodak moment

  8. Trojan Horse

  9. Troy’s outer walls

  10. Defensive walls are sloped to make climbing them impossible.

  11. Many levels of civilization

  12. Troy represents many layers of civilization. Each one is built on top of the earlier one.

  13. A small Roman built theatre

  14. Pergamum – a Helenistic city

  15. A Temple

  16. Egg and dart decorations

  17. A spectacular view

  18. This theatre seated 20,000 people.

  19. A walkway through the fortress

  20. Beautiful construction over 2,000 years old.

  21. Plans for these temples when new.

  22. Huge stones were used.

  23. Acanthus leaves decorate a column

  24. Old and new Pergamum

  25. A theatre

  26. There was a hospital at Askelepios where the famous physician Galen practiced medicine.It specialized in treating mental illness.

  27. A bath complex

  28. A Roman arch

  29. This was used for treatments

  30. When patients were admitted to this hospital, they were told that death could not enter here. They were given warm baths and encouraged to exercise. As they walked through this tunnel, they heard voices telling them they would get well. These were the physicians talking through the skylights.

  31. A physician ‘s cadecus

  32. A sacred spring

  33. Library

  34. The holes and the channel are to let lead flow so the column stays together.