Beautiful 2,200-year-old mosaics discovered in ancient Greek city

Ian Smith
 
 
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The Greeks named the city “Seleucia” when they founded it in the 3rd century BC

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The Roman empire conquered the city in 64 BC, renaming it to Zeugma (meaning “bridge” or “crossing” in ancient Greek)

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Pictured here are Oceanus and Tethys, Ancient Greek and Roman ocean deities

Pictured here are Oceanus and Tethys, Ancient Greek and Roman ocean deities

This is Thalia,  the muse of idyllic poetry and comedy

This is Thalia, the muse of idyllic poetry and comedy

 

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