Continuing last weekend’s trip, we set out in the morning for Assos, an ancient city now known by the name Behramkale. Aristotle lived in Assos for three years, arriving in 348 BC. Saint Paul visited Assos in the first century AD.
85-year-old selling her wares along the road
14th-century Behramkale Murat Hüdavendigar Camii (mosque)
Interior wall painting in mosque
6th-century BC Temple of Athena, with the Greek island of Lesbos/Mitilini in the background
The city walls are considered some of the best preserved in the ancient Greek world