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History and Sights

Reliable, (some tourist-fooling)

Alanya Ruins and Museum. Elegant, lengthy history and description from the Turkish Ministry of Culture.

Brief history of Alanya from the Antalya-website. Also good is their historical sites, although some of these sites are rather far from Alanya.


The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites: Alanya. Short entry. The Perseus Project.

Catholic Encyclopedia: Coracesium by S. Petrides (1908 article).

Georgetown's McGhee Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, in Alanya.

Plutarch, Life of Pompey mentions Coracesium briefly (Internet Classics Archive)

LibraryThing: Catalog your books online.

If you enjoy this site you may also like these other sites by me:

The Istanbul Mosaic Museum on the Web. Guide and gallery of images from this wonderful Istanbul museum.

Alexander the Great on the Web. Over 1,000 annotated links and 200 images of the Macedonian conqueror.

Gouden Hoorn / Golden Horn. Journal about Byzantium. (Hosted here, but edited independently)