Ausgraben in Milet – Website of the DAI investigations at Miletos prior to 2002 (in German).

A Walk through Ancient Miletos – Part of the Foundation for the Hellenic World’s project “Mediterranean Harbors – Ships and the Sea: The Invisible Routes”, contains a 3D reconstruction of the city in the Roman period.


Decoding the Milesian Agro-Pastoral Economy from Above: Remote Sensing and Metrology – Anja Slawisch and Toby Wilkinson for the BIAA 2021.

Remembering the Persian Sack of Miletos – Naoise Mac Sweeney for the Herodotus Helpline 2021.

Miletus ‐ New Research on the urban space of an ancient commercial metropolis – 2016 lecture at the BIAA by Christof Berns focusing on recent work in the Humeitepe area.

The Deviant Daughters of Miletus: Foundation Traditions in Ionia – 2016 lecture at Brown University by Naoise Mac Sweeney on the foundation stories of Miletos.

The Ionian Cities: Myth, Migration and the Origins of Greek Settlement in Anatolia – 2014 lecture at the BIAA by Naoise Mac Sweeney.

Open-Access Databases

Archäologischer Anzeiger – Issues from 2008-2016 containing numerous articles on Miletos (registration required).

Kazı Sonuçları Toplantıları – Preliminary reports (1980-present) of excavations in Turkey including Miletos (in Turkish).

Open-Access Articles

Knight, J. B. (2020) Migration Theory and ‘Greek Colonisation’. Milesians at Naukratis and Abydos. Revista do Museu de Arqueologia e Etnologia.

Akçer-Ön, S., Greaves, A. M., et al. (2020). Redating the formation of Lake Bafa, western Turkey: Integrative geoarchaeological methods and new environmental and dating evidence. Geoarchaeology.

Slawisch, A. and Wilkinson, T. (2018) “Processions, Propaganda, and Pixels: Reconstructing the Sacred Way Between Miletos and Didyma”, AJA 122.1.

Brückner, H. et al (2017) “Lifecycle of estuarine islands — From the formation to the land locking of former islands in the environs of Miletos and Ephesos in western Asia Minor (Turkey)”, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 12.

Slawisch, A. and Wilkinson, T. (2017) “Panormos 2017: intensive survey on the Milesian peninsula“, Heritage Turkey 7.

Herda, A. (2016) “Megara and Miletos: Colonising with Apollo. A Structural Comparison of Religious and Political Institutions in Two Archaic Greek Polis States”, in Robu, A. et al (Eds.) Megarika, Paris.

Bumke, H. et al (2015) “Didyma. Bericht über die Arbeiten der Jahre 2010–2013“, in AA 2015/1 (in German).

Brückner, H. et al (2014) “On the Lion Harbour and other harbours in Miletos: recent historical, archaeological, sedimentological and geophysical research”, in Frederiksen, R. & Handberg, S. (Eds.),Proceedings of the Danish Institute of Athens. Volume VII, Athens.

Franken, N. (2013) “Ein Ägyptisches Bronzerelief der Göttin Mut aus dem Athena-Heiligtum von Milet“, Antike Kunst 56.

Handberg, S. (2013) “Milesian Ktiseis and Aeolian Potters in the Black Sea Region”, in Manoledakis, M. (Ed.) Exploring the Hospitable Sea, Oxford.

Kadioglu, S. et al (2013) “Ground penetrating radar and microwave tomography for the safety management of a cultural heritage site: Miletos Ilyas Bey Mosque (Turkey)”, Journal of Geophysics and Engineering 10.

Ellinger, P. (2012) “Fondation de la cité et réconciliation des sexes à Milet : entre Artémis Chitônê et Aphrodite”, Histoire ancienne et médiévale 118.

Gleba, M. and Cutler, J. (2012) “Textile Production in Bronze Age Miletos”, in Lafineur, R. and Nosch, M.-L. (Eds.) KOSMOS: Jewellery, Adornment and Textiles in the Aegean Bronze Age, Liege/Austin.

Cline, R. H. (2011) “Archangels, Magical Amulets, and the Defence of Late Antique Miletus”, Journal of Late Antiquity 4.1.

Herda, A. (2011) “Burying a sage: the heroon of Thales in the agora of Miletos”, in Henry, O. (Ed.) 2èmes Rencontres d’archéologie de l’IFEA : Le Mort dans la ville Pratiques, contextes et impacts des inhumations intra-muros en Anatolie, du début de l’Age du Bronze à l’époque romaine, Istanbul.

Herda, A. (2011) “How to run a state cult. The Organization of the Cult of Apollo Delphinios in Miletos”, in Haysom, M. & Wallensten, J. (Eds.) Current Approaches to Religion in Ancient Greece, Stockholm.

Zurbach, J. (2011) “Production et consommation de la vaisselle céramique à Milet au Bronze récent III”, in Garcia, D. (Ed.) L’âge du Bronze en Méditerranée Recherches récentes, Paris.

Chaniotis, A. (2010) “The Molpoi Inscription: Ritual Prescription or Riddle?”, Kernos 23.

Crielaard, J. (2009) “The Ionians in the Archaic period: Shifting identities in a changing world”, in Derks, T. & Roymans, N. (Eds.), Ethnic Constructs in Antiquity: The Role of Power and Tradition, Amsterdam University Press.

Pezzoli, F. (2009) “The oracle of Apollo at Didyma: an oracle consultation in the Hellenistic period (Milet I 3.33)”, Historia Antigua 22.

Slawisch, A. (2009) “Epigraphy versus Archaeology: Conflicting Evidence for Cult Continuity in Ionia during the Fifth Century BC”, in Gates, C. et al (Eds.) Sacred Landscapes in Anatolia and Neighboring Regions, Oxford.

Trippé, N. (2009) “Les épiclèses d’Artémis à Milet-Didymes : quelles offrandes et quels donateurs pour les différentes facettes de la déesse ?”, Kernos 23.

Böhlendorf-Arslan, B. (2008) “Keramikproduktion im byzantinischen und türkischen Milet“, IstMitt 58.

Herda, A. (2008) “Apollon Delphinios – Apollon Didymeus: Zwei Gesichter eines milesischen Gottes und ihr Bezug zurKolonisation Milets in archaischer Zeit“, in Bol, R. et al (Eds.) Apollon in Milet/Didyma, Histria, Myus, Naukratis und auf Zypern, Rhaden.

Kadioglu, S. et al (2008) “Geoarchaeological Research of the Mid-Age Ilyas Bey Complex Buildings with Ground Penetrating Radar in Miletus, Aydin, Western Anatolia, Turkey”, Earth and Enviromental Science 2.

Greaves, A. M. (2007) “Milesians in the Black Sea: Trade, Settlement and Religion”, BSS 6.

Morris, S. P. (2006) “The view from east Greece: Miletus, Samos and Ephesus”, in Riva, C. & Vella, N. C. (Eds.) Debating orientalization: multidisciplinary approaches to change in the ancient Mediterranean, London.

Schlotzhauer, U (2006) “Some Observations on Milesian Pottery“, in Villing, A & Schlotzhauer, U. (eds.) Naukratis: Greek Diversity in Egypt, London.

Greaves, A. M. (2004) “The Cult of Aphrodite at Miletos and its Colonies”, AS 54.

Ringle, K. et al (2004) “3D Modelling of The Market Gate of Miletus Developed from Photogrammetric Evaluations”.

Gorman, V. (2002) “Milesian Decrees of Isopoliteia and the Refoundation of the City, ca. 479 BCE”, in Gorman, V. & Robinson, E. (Eds.) Oikistes, Leiden.

Kerschner, M. (1999) “Das Artemis-Heiligtum auf der Ostterrasse des Kalabaktepe. Stratigraphie und Keramikfunde der Sondagen des Jahres 1995”, Archäologischer Anzeiger.

Delorme, J. (1995) “Athènes et Milet au milieu du Ve s. av. J-C”, Journal des Savants 2.

Held, W. (1993) “Heiligtum und Wohnhaus. Ein Beitrag zur Topographie des klassischen Milet“, IstMitt 43.

Peters, J. (1993) “Archaic Milet: Daily Life and Religious Customs from an Archaeozoological Perspective”, in Buitenhuis, H. & Clason, A. T. (Eds.) Archaeozoology of the Near East, Leiden.

Yalçin, U. (1993)“Archäometallurgie in Milet: Technologiestand der Eisenverarbeitung in archaischer Zeit”, IstMitt 43.

Balcer, J. M. (1985) “Fifth century B.C. Ionia: A frontier redefined”, REA 87.1-2.

Ruzé, F. (1985) “Le style ionien dans la vie politique archaïque”, REA 87.1-2.

Drew-Bear, T and Ledeck, W. D. (1973) “An Oracle of Apollo at Miletus”, GRBS 14.1.

Piérart, M. (1969) “Les ἑπιμηνιοι de Milet. Contribution épigraphique à l’histoire politique de Milet au Ve siècle”, L’antiquite Classique, 38.2.


Bilabel, F. (1920) Die Ionische Kolonisation, Leipzig.

Dunham, A. G. (1915) The History of Miletos down to the Anabasis of Alexander, University of London Press.

Hülsen, J. (1919) Das Nymphaeum, Berlin and Leipzig.

Kawerau, G. and Rehm, H. (1914) Das Delphinion in Milet, Berlin.

Knackfuss, H. (1919) Das Rathaus von Milet, Berlin.

Wilski, P. (1906) Karte der Milesischen Halbinsel, Berlin.





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