Tireless Thyatira Chapter 10


THE GEOGRAPHY OF THYATIRA ..... p. 276

THE HISTORY OF THYATIRA..... p. 277

  •     Fig. 80. Bronze bust of Seleucus I Nicator from Herculaneum.

THE POPULATION OF THYATIRA..... p. 279

THE IMPORTANT BUILDINGS OF THYATIRA ..... p. 281

  •     Fig. 81. The ancient ruins of Thyatira among the modern city.

THE COMMERCE OF THYATIRA ..... p. 283

  • The trade guilds ..... p. 283
  •     Fig. 82. Homonoia coin from Thyatira with Pergamum in Mysia.
  • The dyers guild ..... p. 285
  •     Fig. 83. Principal Mediterranean molluscan species.
  •     Fig. 84. Romand fresco from Fullonica.
  •     Fig. 85. Purple dye shellfish from the western Mediterranean.
  • The slave trade..... p.297

THE RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY OF THYATIRA ..... p.297

  • The gods of Thyatira .....p. 297
  • The imperial cult.....p. 298
  •     Fig. 86. Coin from Thyatira.
  •     Fig. 87. Coin from Thyatira, Domitian and the goddess Nike or Victory.
  • The Jewish community .....p. 299
  • The Christian community .....p. 300

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Figure 173

Kunsthistorisches Museum (no. IX A 79) Photograph by James Steakley, PD Roman cameo of Gemma Augustea (AD 9–12). A depiction of Emperor...