SARDIS, more correctly Sardes (al Xap& ts), the capital of the ancient kingdom of Lydia, the seat of a conventus under the Roman Empire, and the metropolis of the province Lydia in later Roman and Byzantine times, was situated in the middle Hermus valley, at the foot of Mt.
Von Offers, "Uber die lydischen KOnigsgraber bei Sardes," Abh.
Von Offers, Uber die lydischen Konigsgraber bei Sardes (1858); H.
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