An ancient Greek city of southwest Asia Minor on the Aegean Sea in present-day Turkey. In the fourth century bc . Queen Artemisia built a magnificent tomb here for her husband, King Mausolus. His mausoleum was considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Ancient city in SW Asia Minor, on the Aegean: site of the Mausoleum.
Ancient Greek city on the southwest coast of Caria, Anatolia.
Origin of halicarnassus
From LatinHalicarnāssus, from Ancient Greek Ἁλικαρνασσός (Halikarnassos).
Halicarnassus Sentence Examples
There is a valuable treatise on the life and speeches of Dinarchus by Dionysius of Halicarnassus.
As Dionysius of Halicarnassus (Judicium de Thucydide, c. 23) distinctly states that the work current in his time under the name of Cadmus was a forgery, it is most probable that the two first are identical with the Phoenician Cadmus, who, as the reputed inventor of letters, was subsequently transformed into the Milesian and the author of an historical work.
Cnidus and Halicarnassus on the coast were colonized by Dorians.