Dorylaeum

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Dorylaeum

(dŏrĭlē`əm), ancient city of N Phrygia, Asia Minor, now in NW Turkey. It was an important trading city of the Romans but later fell to ruins. At this site on July 1, 1097, the Christians of the First Crusade defeated the Seljuk Turks. Many scholars hold that the modern Eskisehir is near the site, but the question has not been settled.
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And Bachrach devotes about half of his article on 'The Crusader March from Dorylaion to Herakleia' to a detailed study of the route laced with archaic place names, yet unfathomably never charts the course.
Sous Hadrien, Asclepiades a Dorylaion de Phrygie servir comme gymnasiaque aussi bien pour les hommes libres que pour les esclaves (OGIS 479=IGRR IV, 522); a Parthicopolis, en Macedoine orientale une femme a fait une donation (en 211.
Moreover, the Crusader victory at Dorylaion over the Sultan (July) enabled Byzantine forces under John Doukas and Theodore Gabras to recover city after city in western Anatolia in the year that followed.