Found in Turkey a stele with Engraved Greek Poetry
Mugla Milas, the Turkish location where the stele was found
of archaeologists at work at the Mausoleum Hecatomnus
in the area of Mugla Milas
she unearthed a few weeks ago stars
engraved with a poetry in trochaic catalytic tetrameter
, which represents the longest Greek composition on stone found so far.
It's about 124 lines of text that scholars suppose written in honor of a sovereign.
The find dates back to an era between the end of the 4th century. a.C. and the beginning of the third century. a.C.
The epigraph was used as a step in a home (Photo gives: wiewphotos.org).