Articles about Bodrum
Yes, come and exlore what Bodrum has to offer us.
Erdal ErsoyPresent-Day Bodrum, amid the ancient ruins of Halicarnassus. Home to the Tomb of King Mausolus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World which is attributed to Artemisia II and the source of the modern word, Mausoleum, Bodrum, formerly known as Halicarnassus, is famous as one of the hot spots of the Tourism Industry in Turkey.
Erdal ErsoyBodrum is one of the most popular tourist resorts on the Aegean coast of Turkey. With the benefits of a legendary sea, amicable inhabitants and an abundance of first-class restaurants, Bodrum has everything one could wish for in a holiday destination.
Hermaphroditus and the Sinful Waters of Salmacis – Bardakci of Bodrum / Turkey
Erdal ErsoyHermaphroditus, the very name, a compound of Hermes and Aphrodite, stirs up a certain perverse curiosity, even today. The myth, as most are, is a tragic tale of unrequited love, with a naive, masculine hero falling victim to the whims of woman, an all too familiar tale in any system of beliefs, only the names differ.
Artemisia I – Warrior Queen of Halicarnassus
Artemisia I, brilliant military strategist and commander, acted as adviser to Xerxes I on his campaigns in the Persian Wars.
She was born in the late 6th century BC, purportedly in Halicarnassus, Asia Minor modern Bodrum, Turkey and known as The First Woman Admiral.