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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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The famous spearsman Idomeneus led the Cretans, who held Cnossus, and the well-walled city of Gortys; Lyctus also, Miletus and Lycastus that lies upon the chalk; the populous towns of Phaestus and Rhytium, with the other peoples that dwelt in the hundred cities of Crete.
These held Miletus and the wooded mountain of Phthires, with the water of the river Maeander and the lofty crests of Mt.
So again the Milesians, Herodotus tells us, were long troubled by civil discord, till they asked help from Paros, and the Parians sent ten commissioners who gave Miletus a new constitution.
From the time of Thales of Miletus, in the fifth century B.
Many of his journeys in the first century were to Anatolian cities including Ephesus, Konya, Troas, Miletus and Colossae.
When the Thracian slave laughed at Thales of Miletus (2)--who closely watched the sky and the stars and, inadvertently, fell into a well--what did she laugh at?
Here, however, Beckett appears somewhat confused: the paradox actually referred to by Clov at the beginning and by Hamm at the end of Endgame (Beckett 2006, 93, 126) is not one that deals with the impossibility of movement; rather, it is the "sorites" (or "heap") paradox first formulated by Eubulides of Miletus, which deals with the problem of vagueness.
Arthemis of Ephesus, Apollon of Didyma, Kybele of Anatolia, Athena of Priene, Apollon of Klaros, Aphrodite of Miletus, Heraion of Samos, Phokaian Athena and Kybele, Athena of Smyrna and many other gods and goddesses of Ionia were the major elements of Paganism in that region.
The research includes a number of experiments at the diabetes clinics at the public hospitals for adults +18 who suffer from Type 2 Diabetes Miletus (T2DM).
She evaluates three texts: the settlement of a border dispute between Miletus and Myus, the Gadatas Inscription, and the Trilingual Inscription from the Letoon.
Thales of Miletus, the first recognized Greek philosopher, came from a family of Phoenician origin.