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It was built on the slope of Mount Thorax, on the banks of the small river Lethacus, a tributary of the Maeander River upstream from Ephesus.
the god of the winding Maeander River in Phrygia (currently the Buyuk Menderes River in Turkey), son of Oceanus and his sister Tethys, and origin of the English word "meander", a winding, crooked, or involved course, in allusion to the zigzag pattern of grey to blue lines on the body; treated as a noun in apposition.
At Priene, best preserved Hellenistic landscape in Ionia and with Arcadian views across the valley of the Maeander River, even a glimpse of the city's prototype grid system evoked human history unspooling to the modern age and Manhattan.