Fethiye, known as Telmessos in ancient times, is the most important city of Lycia, one of the Anatolian civilizations, on the western border with Caria.
Despite the lack of information regarding its establishment, it is stated that the establishment dates back to the 5th century BC. A Lycian legend explains the origin of the name Telmessos as follows: 'God Apollo falls in love with Agenor, the youngest daughter of the king of Phenicia.
He disguises himself as a small dog and gains the affection of the shy, timid girl. Later he reappears as a handsome man and they call their son 'Telmessos' the land of lights.' 'It is believed that the name of the city comes from Apollo's son Telmessos. It was the first city to be occupied among all other Lycian and Carian cities during its occupation by the Persian King Hargapos in 547 BC. At that time, Telmessos, BC. It joined the Attik-Delos union formed in the 5th century BC, but the union later left the city independent, but the relations were dating back to BC. It continues until the 4th century. According to a rumor, the city, BC. In the winter of 333-334, he surrendered voluntarily to Alexander the Great, who invaded the city during the Asian expedition. According to another legend, Alexander enters Fethiye harbor with his fleet on the mission of invading Anatolia. Their commander Nekros asks Antipatrides, the city's ruler, to allow his musicians and slaves to enter the city. After getting permission, the warriors with the guns hidden in the flute boxes during the feast held in the evening take the Acropolis.
City BC. In 240, Lysimachos' son III. Delivered by Ptolomy. B.C. According to the agreement signed in 189, after the Magnasia war, the Romans left the city to the Pergamum King Eumenos. When the kingdom of Pergamum collapsed, Telmessos BC.
It joined the Lycian Federation in 133 and is one of the most important cities in the group. In the 8th century, the name of the city is Anastasios II. The city, which was captured by Menteşoğulları in 1284, took the name Meğri, which means a distant city, when it joined the Ottoman lands in 1424. In 1934, the city was named Fethiye in honor of the martyred pilot Fethi Bey. Amintas rock tomb, one of the most magnificent examples of Lycian civilization, has been there for many years, doubled with the splendor of the mountains on which it rests, and seems to want to guide you voluntarily on your journey.
This tomb is in the form of a temple built in the form of an Ionic temple and has adjacent columns on both sides and four steps extend towards them. In the center of the leftmost column, 'Amynthas: Son of Hermapias' is written in BC. It was engraved in the 4th century. Three stone benches run along the three walls of the room with flat ceilings. A door with connections carved from stone like an iron nail at its four corners opens into this room. Although two of the other rock tombs to the left of the hill are similar to Amintas, they are much smaller than Amintas. Many more tombs, some Sarcophagus tombs and broken stones from them can be found in and around the city.
One of the best examples of these Sarcophagii is located east of the government building. The Gothic cover, which is arched on both sides, is decorated with scenes of war, the obverse with two columns has reliefs that look like square wooden beams. On the high Acropolis hill behind the city is a medieval castle believed to belong to the knights of Saint John. There is not much else in the castle other than a number of inscriptions engraved on the walls and a water cistern from an unknown period.
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