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Le Gymnase de Sardes

Le Gymnase de Sardes
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Copyright: Burak Oktenli (burak28) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1234 W: 91 N: 1268] (16810)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-08-20
Categories: Architecture
Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC-S730
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): AMAZING ARCHITECTURE, Historical Buildings [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-04-15 0:07
Viewed: 1546
Points: 36
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Sardis (Sardi (città)) in History

50,000-1200 b.c.e. - Prehistoric Era
50,000 Earliest evidence of human activity in Hermus plain.
2900-2400 Oldest burials in Hermus plain, along shores of Gygean Lake.
1300-1100 Wattle-and-daub hut and cremation burial attest to modest community at foot of acropolis.
1200-547 b.c.e. Lydian Era
ca. 1185 "Sons of Heracles" found new dynasty at Sardis, according to Herodotus.
900-725 Foreign contacts increase.
ca. 725 Apparent raid leaves burnt houses and unburied skeletons.
ca. 680-645 Gyges founds new dynasty. Discovery of gold leads to great economic prosperity and international prestige. Sophistocated art and architecture; construction of tumuli begins at Bin Tepe.
ca. 645-561 Reigns of Ardys, Sadyattes, and Alyattes. Invention of coinage; massive city defenses begun.
561-547 Reign of Croesus. Gold refinery; bimetallic (gold and silver) monetary standard established. Empire extends from Aegean Sea to central Anatolia. Overthrow of Croesus and sack of Sardis by Cyrus of Persia. Sardis becomes a provincial capital of the Persian empire.

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beautiful ruined shot, Burak.. a lovely place you went couple of years ago.. interesting colours you added here.. very useful note.. tfs..

regards, terry

Hello Burak! Wonderful place, very interesting architecture. Good info. Very good POV and composition, perfect long perspective. Splendid colours. Superb work. Well done!

Selam Burak,
Kompozisyon simetri ve doygun renkler harika
Teşekkürler Burak...
Selahattin E

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  • nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2777 W: 0 N: 5194] (50772)
  • [2009-04-15 1:25]


Quelle belle iamge de ce vieux bâtiment historique, les couleur sont superbes, douce et agréable, le cadrage est parfait, très belle réalisation.

Bravo et amitié


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  • ayse51 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2092 W: 144 N: 2110] (27563)
  • [2009-04-15 3:16]

Merhaba Burak'cım,
Sart bizide büyülemişti.Ellerine sağlık.Çok güzel bir kare çıkarmışsın.Tebrikler.Necla.

excelleny composed shot my friend good details very good note and pov is excellent as always
regards bryan

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  • milas Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2841 W: 398 N: 3076] (34114)
  • [2009-04-15 9:12]

Merhaba Burak...
bu güzel çalışmalarınızın notlarının altını ufaktan bi türkçe iki cümle eklesen iyi olacak, bizim gibiler için :)
güzel bir yer, turizmin başlayacağı bu aylarda faydalı çalışmalar...kutlarım...

Merhaba Burak. You've choised an intrigant saturation. Well done.


Merhaba Burak, great view of superb architecture with splendid light and colors, wonderful composition, very well done, ciao Silvio

Helo Burak
Realy great work and very good choised POV
Thanks for sharing

Merhaba Burak,
Taihi mekanı harika bir kadrajla paylaşmışsın.Tebrikler,


Hi Burak,
Sharp and bright exposition of this old building, fine historical presentation. I like the high contrast and the deep blue colour of the sky. TFS!

Merhaba my friend!
Wonderful architecture,
splendid light and warm colours,
fine long perspective!
interesting note!
Compliments and TFS

Hi Burak,
Nice presentation of this old and interesting architecture,
Excellent POV. and lovely details,
good note and very well taken and done.
All my compliments

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  • mbrito Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1929 W: 117 N: 3017] (13240)
  • [2009-04-17 11:51]

Hello Burak
Wonderful building capture, very well composed, and very well presented, with great colours and light and an excellent sharpness.
Um abraço amigo,

Hi Burak
great shot of a historic site.
good pov and dof.
perfect clarity of details.
beautiful colors and good contrast.

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  • chrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4430 W: 637 N: 9632] (55124)
  • [2009-04-18 7:16]

Hi Burak

Missed this one. A marvellous blue sky, with excellent horizontal layering, & superb sharpness. Tfs!

Arkeolojik zenginliklerimizden harika bir tanıtmalık BUrak.
Eline vce zihnine sağlık.

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