Turkey 30 BCE

Asia Minor has fallen under the power of Rome.

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What is happening in Turkey in 30BCE

After 200 BCE, Asia Minor increasingly felt the shadow of Rome falling across it, and from 133 BCE onwards more and more of it passed under Roman rule. By 63 BCE, after long years of severe warfare, the Roman general Pompey the Great completed the conquest of the region.

All this time, Asia Minor remained a major centre of Hellenistic civilization, and would continue so under Roman rule.

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