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An ancient Ionian city of western Asia Minor in present-day Turkey. Occupied by Greeks c. 1000 bc, it became an important trading and colonizing settlement and also flourished as a center of learning. The city declined after its harbor silted up early in the Christian era.


(Placename) an ancient city on the W coast of Asia Minor: a major Ionian centre of trade and learning in the ancient world


(maɪˈli təs)

an ancient city in Asia Minor, on the Aegean.
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2016), where firms become more competitive by using services to complement or substitute production of goods (Crozet & Milet, 2015) and where consumers demand more services to merchandise providers, especially in business-to-business.
Paz Veronica Milet | Academica del Instituto de Estudios Internacionales Universidad de Chile
The AFP discussed the different terrorist groups that are a threat to national security while humanitarian practitioner and peace worker Milet Mendoza narrates her experiences as a captive in the hands of the Abu Sayyaff Group and her development work in Mindanao as well as understanding the Islamist Extremists Psyche.
Inflorescence diversification in the "finger milet clade" (Chloridoideae, Poaceae): a comparison of molecular phytogeny and developmental morphology.
Buket Uzuner and Alexander Dawe (translator); TWO GREEN OTTERS; Milet Publishing (Fiction: Translations) 14.
The author reassesses the thought of Anaximander, a sixth-century BCE philosopher of Miletus in Asia Minor (now Milet on the Anatolian coast of Turkey), as well as claims about him in regards to zoogony, his relationship to his predecessors, the apeiron, the extant fragment, and astronomy, meteorology, and cosmology.
Rakesh Ghosh, (1) Frederick Lurmann, (2) Laura Perez, (3,4) Bryan Penfold, (2) Sylvia Brandt, (5) John Wilson, (6) Meredith Milet, (7) Nino Kunzli, (3,4) and Rob McConnell (1)
Un caso tipico de lectura "individualista" se encuentra en la introduccion de Milet, donde se afirma que para Tarde la fuente de todo comportamiento social reside fundamentalmente en el individuo, y mas aun, "en la conciencia individual".
En Seguridad y defensa en las Americas: La busqueda de nuevos con sensos, editado por Francisco Rojas Aravena y Paz Milet, 23-44.
Gurol Barin, "Aydin ve Milet Muzesi'ndeki Uzeri Kabartmali Hellenistik--Roma Donemi Kandiller", (published doctoral thesis), Ege University, Institute of Social Scienses, Izmir, 1995.