Turkey: Ancient Cultures of Eastern Anatolia - paulsmit
'Inscription at Arsameia.'

	At Arsameia, the ruined capital of the Commagene kingdom in the first century BC, a Greek inscription describes the foundation of the city. Commagene was a small independent kingdom squeezed between the Roman Empire and the Parthian (Persian) kingdom, east of modern Adiyaman. Photo Mick Palarczyk.