Sites & cities that bear the name of Klazomenai


Today in : Turkey
First trace of activity : ca. 5th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 15th century C.E
Recorded names : Κλαζομεναί, Clazomenae, Clazomènes, Vourla, Βουρλά, Kilizman, Urla

Description : Klazomenai (Ancient Greek: Κλαζομεναί) or Clazomenae was an ancient Greek city on the coast of Ionia and a member of the Ionian League. It was one of the first cities to issue silver coinage. Its ruins are now located in the modern town Urla near Izmir in Izmir Province, Turkey.

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