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Clazomenae

(kləzŏm`ĭnē), ancient city of W Asia Minor, 20 mi (32 km) W of present-day Izmir, Turkey. It was one of the 12 Ionian cities of Asia Minor. The city was founded on the mainland but was later moved to a small island, and Alexander the Great built a causeway to it. The town continued to flourish through the Hellenistic and Roman periods. It was the birthplace of the philosopher Anaxagoras.
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Nordionische Kulte: Religionsgeschichtliche und Epigraphische Untersuchungen zu den Kulten von Chios, Erythrai, Klazomenai und Phokaia.
The director noted that artifacts mainly came from the ancient prophecy center Claros, Menemen Tinaztepe region, Mount Nif, the tumulus in Urla Limantepe, Bornova Yesilova and Kemalpasa Ulucak, as well as the ancient cities of Smyrna, Klazomenai, Metropolis, Kyme and Teos.
life as a wondering beggar in the nearby city of Klazomenai. He is one
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Banished from Ephesos, Hipponax (565-520 BCE) lived much of his life as a wondering beggar in the nearby city of Klazomenai. He is one of the most demotic, bawdy, and satirically cutting poets of the Lyric Age, almost totally preoccupied with personal topics, and his verse exhibits an earthiness whose imagery often flirts with the fantastic and surreal.