Archaeological Exploration of Sardis (Harvard University Art
Museums) Gives insight into the excavations taking place from a
co-sponsor of the project. Links offer information on visiting the
site, the history of the city, and relevant publications. Pictures
of the excavation are available by clicking on links within the main
Travel Study Program) The lengthy and informative text focuses on
the historical background of this ancient city.
of Turkey, Ministry of Culture) A brief encyclopedia-type article
which discusses the history of the region.
of Revelation) Summarizes the basic facts about Sardis in a
user-friendly format. Features several nice photographs.
Multimedia) Highlights interesting and important facts about the
city in a brief, reader-friendly format.
in History (Harvard Magazine) Summarizes the history of
the city by way of a concise timeline.
Catholic Encyclopedia) Gives a brief, but rather technical history
of the ancient city. Text only, no pictures.
Sardis (Turkey) (Turkey Travel Planner) Written by the author of
the original Lonely Planet guide to Turkey, this site offers a
practical look at Sardis, with an emphasis on Jewish roots. He
also has a more general description of
of Sardis (ourfatherlutheran.net) Features pictures of
many of the archaeological remains at the site.
and Seven Churches of Revelation Photo Album (ArcImaging, Rex
Weissler) Photographs from a tour of Turkey highlight important
archaeological features of the city. Scroll to "S"
section or click on the appropriate photo tour at the top of the page.
Search for Sardis (Harvard Magazine) Tells the story of a
professor's fascination with stories of Sardis, which, in time lead to
the beginning of the Harvard-Cornell Archaeological Exploration of
Sardis. Reviews highlights of the dig and documents the progress
after 40 years of digging.
Ancient Synagogue at Sardis (The Cultured Traveler) This
lengthy article spotlights the largest synagogue ever excavated.
Inscriptions of the Sardis Synagogue (Sacred Name Movement
Errors) Among other distinctive characteristics of the Synagogue
at Sardis, more than eighty inscriptions add to its importance for
Croesus' Gold (Cornell News) Reviews the book in which
Cornell University archaeologist documents one famous find from the