Sardis
or Sardes geographical name ancient city W Asia Minor capital of Lydia; site E of Izmir • Sardian adjective or noun

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  • SARDIS — SARDIS, capital of the ancient kingdom of Lydia some 60 miles (90 km.) from the west coast of Turkey. A world capital under the Mermnad dynasty (c. 680–547 B.C.E.) whose riches culminated under Croesus, Sardis was a Hellenistic royal capital… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Sardis — Sardis, GA U.S. town in Georgia Population (2000): 1171 Housing Units (2000): 519 Land area (2000): 1.508358 sq. miles (3.906629 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.508358 sq. miles (3.906629 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Sardis — bezeichnet: Sardes, eine Stadt in der Türkei Sardis (Mississippi), eine Stadt in den Vereinigten Staaten Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sardis — Находка или падение Находка Страна …   Википедия

  • Sardis — (Sardius lapis), der Carneol …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • sardis — sf. Rtr žr. sarderis …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • Sardis — [sär′dis] [L < Gr Sardeis] capital of ancient Lydia …   English World dictionary

  • Sardis — Infobox Settlement official name = Sardis(Σάρδεις) other name = (Sart) native name = Ancient Lydian City in Turkey imagesize = 280px image caption = The Gymnasium of SardisLocation map Turkey label=Sardis label size=100 lat=38.476389… …   Wikipedia

  • Sardis —    One of the more important cities in ancient Anatolia and a provincial capital of the Persian Empire. According to the Greek historian Herodotus, Sardis (or Sardes or Sardeis) was established by migrating Greeks sometime in the period of circa… …   Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary

  • Sardis — Sardian /sahr dee euhn/, n., adj. /sahr dis/, n. an ancient city in W Asia Minor: the capital of ancient Lydia. Also, Sardes /sahr deez/. Also called Tarne. * * * or Sardes Ancient city, Anatolia. Located east of Smyrna (modern İzmir), it was the …   Universalium

  • Sardis —    Metropolis of Lydia in Asia Minor (qq.v.). The city flourished until the early seventh century. The historian Eunapios (q.v.), who wrote from Sardis, describes a philosophical school there. Recent excavations have revealed the extent of its… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

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