Dedicated to the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodisia was a ceremonial city between 200 BCE and 200 CE. A gathering place to enjoy athletic competitions in a stadium holding 30,000 spectators. An artisan colony were sculptors created masterpieces in local marble. A resort for the spirit with market places and baths.
Before the Romans, the Greeks; before the Greeks, this was a sacred site for honoring the Earth Mother.
Walk the green hills with their wild poppies, sit on a marble bench in the Odeon, or City Council meeting hall, spot a wild spur-thighed tortoise (Testudo graeca ibera) basking in the mountain sunshine.
Spend an Earth Minute in a distant place and time.
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