Aphrodisias was a small ancient Greek Hellenistic city in the historic Caria cultural region. It is located near the modern village of Geyre. Aphrodisias was named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, who had here her unique cult image, the Aphrodite of Aphrodisias. According to the Suda, a Byzantine encyclopedic compilation, before the city became

known as Aphrodisias it had three previous names: Lelégōn Pólis, Megálē Pólis and Ninóē. Sometime before 640, in the Late Antiquity period when it was within the Byzantine Empire, the city was renamed Stauroúpolis (City of the Cross). In 2017 it was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.

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