Alakilise

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Alakilise or Church of the Angel Gabriel is a church ruin in Lycia, Turkey near Finike and Demre in Antalya Province. It is situated ca. 860 meter above sea-level at the southern flanks of Alaca Dağ. Now only one of the walls of the church stands. The church has served a sizeable village that probably was founded in the sixth century. The church itself is a sixth-century basilica which was rebuilt in the ninth century.

It is on the Lycian Way long-distance footpath.

References[edit]

  • Mahmut Akok; R. M. Harrison; Kenan Erim; Selahattin Turkoglu; Kristian Jeppesen; Afif Erzen; Manfred Korfmann; R. Naumann; H. Vetters; Jacques Bordaz; Louise Bordaz; Peter Frei; Anneliese Peschlow; Paolo Verzone; U. Bahadir Alkim; Machteld Mellink; W. Muller-Wiener; W. Radt; M. Olivier Pelon; C. H. Greenewalt Jr.; George F. Bass (1978). "Recent Archaeological Research in Turkey". Anatolian Studies. British Institute at Ankara. 28: 9&ndash, 37. doi:10.2307/3642742. JSTOR 3642742.
  • Erik Petersen, Waymarking af The Lycian Way. Den første langdistance