Smyrna: Destruction of a Cosmopolitan City Fails to Honor a City's Rich Legacy

Apr 2, 2013 Full story: The Village Voice

Istanbul was Constantinople, just as today's Aegean-coast metropolis of Izmir, Turkey, was once Old Smyrna - an ancient Greek settlement that would eventually be fortified by Alexander the Great before evolving into an affluent Ottoman cultural center.

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