One of the Seven Churches Alaşehir (in Antiquity and the Middle Ages known as Philadelphia i.e. “(city of) brotherly love” is a town and district of Manisa Province in the Aegean region of Turkey. Alaşehir began as perhaps one of the first ancient cities with the name Philadelphia. It was established in 189 B.C.E. by King Eumenes II of Pergamon (197-160 B.C.E.). Eumenes IInamed the city for the love of […]
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