Section of the Bouleuterion horse shoe shaped seating with ornate carved lion-foot support brackets and stairway, Metropolis, Ionia, Turkey. The Bouleuterion ruins and the Byzantine Fortress which inexplicably was built on top of dividing it in half, Metropolis, Ionia, Turkey. The Bouleuterion – city council house dates from the middle of the 2nd century BC and was roofed building and had the capacity to seat 400 senators (bouletes). In the 13th century AD, the Byzantine Fortress wall was built dividing the bouleuterion in half.
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