Kanytelleis,Neapolis; A site where criminals were executed


There is an ancient site which is very special for history. Its name is Kanytelleis, Neapolis also it has an another name “bloody suffering” as the criminals were executed in a cruel way here. This is the story;

We are going back to BC 4th century. This site was a magnificent residential area but its outstanding feature was more specific. The criminals were thrown down a hole and hungry wild animals were killing them in the most cruel way. That’s why it was called as “bloody suffering”. It was located in border of Olba Kingdom. It was rebuilt by Byzantine Emperor Theodosius II with the name “Neapolis”.

Bloody Suffering

It was one of the important ancient sites in ancient era. Can you imagine that cruel execution?


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