Awais Bin Saeed

Awais Bin Saeed

The author is an electrical engineer by profession who likes adventure and photography. He tweets as @awaisbinsaeed (twitter.com/awaisbinsaeed) and his Facebook page is Awais B. Saeed Photography (www.facebook.com/Awais-B-Saeed-Photography-1562054650699043/)

Ephesus: City that rivaled Rome

Rome has existed as far back as the eighth century. The Roman Empire covered most of Europe, parts of North Africa, Asia and the Middle East. During its peak, this empire rivalled existing empires. Due to the expansion the Roman Empire, new cities evolved and flourished. The city of Ephesus was one of the major commerce centres that strengthened the Roman foothold in Asia. Ephesus existed since before the Bronze Age and had lived through the Greek, Hellenistic, Roman and Ottoman periods. But it was during the Roman period that this harbour city progressed, and ultimately became the second largest city ...

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