The ancient Lycians
might have managed to claw their way up the rock face to carve out the tombs in 450BC but they're best admired from a restaurant terrace over a glass of the local rose wine as the sun sets.
uk ) offers an imaginative Lycian
Coast programme from May-October.
when it is said to be one of the six leading cities of the Lycian
Union (the other five were Xanthos, Tlos, Pinara, Patara and Olympos).
aduna 'to eat', karsuna 'to cut') and a similar formation is known in Lycian
(tebana 'to conquer', zxxana 'to fight', xlaina 'to dominate'); (22) as C.
But it would be a shame to miss the Lycian
coast's many attractions.
Visit the volcanic area of Cappadocia, the white stalactites of Pamukkale and the mountainous Lycian
Nicholas's golden moment, the one that rooted him in a legend that has steadily evolved over the past 1,700 years (to the point where there's no escaping the man from October to December), was when he appeared one night with a gift for a newly impoverished family in the Lycian
capital of Patara.
Harrison offers an astute reading of the famous confrontation between the Lycian
Glaucus and the Greek warrior Diomedes in Homer's Iliad.
Coastal Tour is an eight-day journey combining a gulet cruise with a trek along the Lycian
Among the new titles we have Freya Stark's famous book, The Lycian
Shore ([pounds sterling]8.
The old town is a maze of cobbled streets, while on the hillside overlooking the harbour there's a medieval fortress, built by the Crusaders, and Lycian
rock tombs, dating from 4BC.
While the female anasyrma is terrifying -- the Lycian
women use it to drive back Bellerophon, and the Persian women to send the army out to fight -- the conventional gesture of Priapos is laughable and generally ineffective" (103-04).