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Near Selçuk in Selçuk (district), Izmir Province, Turkey
 

The Nymphaeum Traiani

Trainanus Çeşmesi

 

—Das Nympheaum Trainani —

 
The Nymphaeum Traiani Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 2, 2015
1. The Nymphaeum Traiani Marker
Captions (English / Turkish): 1. The fountain during excavation in 1958 (statues today at the Ephesos Museum, Selçuk) / 1958'd kazi sirasinda çeşme (haykelller bügün Selçuk Efes Müzesi'ndedir); 2. Statue of the god Dionysos in the Tiber-Apollo-type . Tiber Apollonu tipinde tanri Dionysos'un heyleli; 3. Reconstruction drawing by H. Pellionis (1963) / H. Pellionis tarafindan rekonstrüksiyon çizimi (1963).
Inscription. English:
The fountain building was donated by Tiberius Claudius Aristion and his wife between A.D. 102 and 114 in honour of Artemis of Ephesos and Emperor Trajan (A.D. 98-117). The original height of the building reconstructed as an architecture! trial is 9.5 m. A two-storey façade surrounded the fountain on three sides, while the statue base of Trajan, with a globe under his feet, stood over the water outlet in the middle.

Turkish:
Çeşme yapısı Tiberius Claudius Aristion ve eşi tarafından İ.S. 102 ve 114 yılları arasında Efesli Artemis ile İmparator Traianus (İ.S. 98-117) onuruna yaptırılmıştır. Günümüzde deneysel rekonstrüksiyonu yapılmıştır; yapının özgün yüksekliği 9,5 m'dir. İki katlı bir cephe çeşmenin üç tarafını çevirmektedir. Suyun döküldüğü yerin üzerinde, ortada, Traianus'un heykelinin kaidesi yer alır. Heykelin ayaklarının altında yerküresi tasvir edilmiştir.

German: To read the German text, click on the marker image to enlarge it.
 
Erected by Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlıǧı and Osterreichisches Archaologisches Institut.
 
Location.
The Nymphaeum Traiani Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 2, 2015
2. The Nymphaeum Traiani Marker
37° 56.289′ N, 27° 20.545′ E. Marker is near Selçuk, Izmir Province, in Selçuk (district). Marker can be reached from Efes Yolu just from Dr. Sabri Yayla Boulevard (Izmir Province Route D515). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Selçuk, Izmir Province 35920, Turkey.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Terrace House 1 (within shouting distance of this marker); The So-Called Alytarchs' Stoa (within shouting distance of this marker); The Temple of Hadrian (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hellenistic Fountain and the Hexagon (within shouting distance of this marker); Peristyle Courtyard of Dwelling Unit 6 (within shouting distance of this marker); Terrace House 2 (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Latrine (about 90 meters away); Graffiti in Terrace House 2 (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selçuk.
 
More about this marker. This marker is on the grounds of the ruins of the Roman city of Ephesus (Efes).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
The Nymphaeum Traiani image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 2, 2015
3. The Nymphaeum Traiani
The Nymphaeum Traiani image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 2, 2015
4. The Nymphaeum Traiani
The Nymphaeum Traiani image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 2, 2015
5. The Nymphaeum Traiani
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 19, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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