Author Karl Graf von Lanckoroński
Editor Kayhan Dörtlük – Burhan Varkıvanç
Material Type Book
Year 2005, İstanbul
ISBN No 9757078255
Dimensions 250×345 mm
Page xvi + 195 pp, leather bound with dust jacket
Figure 31 facsmile plates
Language in Turkish
Translation Sema Bulgurlu Gün
Series Çeviri Dizisi 2


An Austrian nobleman, Karl Graf von Lanckoronski tells about his acquaintance with Antalya in 1882 as follows:

“…Both the voyage and the urban landscape I saw when we arrived there were well beyond my expectations. As a result of a series of excursions to ancient cities in the Pamphylian plains within a few hours’ ride from Adalia, I was astonished to find out that there existed numerous ancient monuments, mostly dating to the Late Imperial period, either on which nothing has been written and researched or which have not received the attention they deserve, extending over a few miles. Nevertheless, its landscape, more beautiful than all the places I have known, had captured me the most…”