History of Anatolia
The history of Anatolia (Asia Minor) can be roughly subdivded into prehistory, Ancient Near East (Bronze Age and Early Iron Age), Classical Anatolia, Hellenistic Anatolia, Byzantine Anatolia, the ag...
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Istanbul | Flow Through the City of Tales - Turkish Airlines
From the top of the Galata Tower, where Hezârfen Ahmed Çelebi flew across the Bosphorus, to the Grand Bazaar that holds the secrets of Chinese silk... Are you ready to witness the tale of Istanbul thr...
Istanbul From Above in 4K | Turkey
My impressions of Istanbul Locations include: Sultanahmet Mosque, Suleymaniye, Galata Tower, Eyup Sultan, Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar, Old Town, Dolmabahce Palace. Shot in 4K on iPhone 8 Plus with Zh...
Sickening moment young woman is attacked by man on bus 'for wearing mini shorts during Ramadan'
Sickening moment young woman is attacked by man on bus 'for wearing mini shorts during Ramadan'
Istanbul airport attackers 'Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz'
The three men who carried out Tuesday's deadly attack on an Istanbul airport were all from former Soviet states, Turkish media and officials say.
Istanbul Airport Attacked: At Least 10 Dead In “Terrorist” Bombings In Turkey
A Turkish official says at least 10 are dead and many others wounded in a pair of bombings at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul
'Aristotle's Tomb' Discovered By Archaeologist
A Greek archaeologist believes he may have discovered Aristotle’s tomb. Konstantinos Sismanidis excavated the birthplace of the ancient philosopher in northern Greece in the 1990s, and now thinks that...
8 Surprising Facts About Alexander The Great
Perhaps the greatest military genius of the ancient world, the warrior-king Alexander III of Macedon (356–323 B.C.) conquered territories stretching from Greece to Egypt and through present-day Turkey...
ISIS-Affiliated Suicide Bomber Kills 10, Injures 15 In Istanbul Tourist District
A suicide bomber affiliated with Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) detonated a bomb in a historic district of Istanbul popular with tourists Tuesday morning, killing at least 10 people — nine of ...
Istanbul from the Air
The infamous Napoleon Bonaparte once said “If the Earth were a single state, Istanbul would be its capital." And I wholeheartedly believe that myself. There a few cities on this globe that possess tru...
On board Aristotle Onassis' floating palace: Christina O superyacht goes on sale for $21MILLION
Built in 1943, the Christina O was bought by Onassis for $34,000 in 1954 and, after extensive and expensive renovations, he hosted star-studded parties on board during the late 1950s. Guests included ...
Georgia, Batumi, Ali and Nino- The Statue of Love
The Statue of Love sculpture inspired by love story of "Ali and Nino" Created by Georgian artist Tamar Kvesitadze. The story is similar to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and tells of an Azerbaijani yo...
Prehistory of Anatolia
The prehistory of Anatolia stretches from 1.2 million years ago through to the appearance of classical civilisation in the middle of the 1st millennium BC. It is generally regarded as being divided i...
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Ancient kingdoms of Anatolia
Below is a list of Ancient kingdoms in Anatolia. Anatolia (most of modern Turkey) was the home of many ancient kingdoms. This list does not include the earliest kingdoms, which were merely city state...
Ancient kingdoms of Anatolia - Wikipedia
Hattians
The Hattians (/ˈhætiənz/) were an ancient people who inhabited the land of Hatti in central Anatolia (present-day Turkey). The group was documented at least as early as the empire of Sargon of Akkad (...
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Akkadian Empire
44°6′E / 33.100°N 44.100°E / 33.100; 44.100 The Akkadian Empire /əˈkeɪdiən/ was an ancient Semitic empire centered in the city of Akkad /ˈækæd/ and its surrounding reg...
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Assyrian people
The Assyrians (Syriac: ܣܘܪܝܝܐ), also known as Syriacs, Syrians, Arameans, and Chaldeans (see names of Syriac Christians), are an ethnic group whose origins lie in ancient Mesopotamia. They speak, ...
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Ahhiyawa
The Achaeans (/əˈkiːənz/; Ancient Greek: Ἀχαιοί Akhaioí) constitute one of the collective names for the Greeks in Homer's Iliad (used 598 times) and Odyssey. The other common names are Danaans (/...
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Kizzuwatna
Kizzuwatna (or Kizzuwadna; in Ancient Egyptian Kode), is the name of an ancient Anatolian kingdom in the 2nd millennium BC. It was situated in the highlands of southeastern Anatolia, near the Gulf of ...
Hittites
The Hittites (/ˈhɪtaɪts/) were an Anatolian people who established an empire at Hattusa in north-central Anatolia around 1600 BC. This empire reached its height during the mid-14th century BC under Su...
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Ionia
Ionia (Ancient Greek: Ἰωνία or Ἰωνίη; Turkish: İyonya) is an ancient region of central coastal Anatolia in present-day Turkey, the region nearest İzmir, which was historically Smyrna. It consisted...
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Neo-Hittites
The states that are called Neo-Hittite, or more recently Syro-Hittite were Luwian, Aramaic and Phoenician-speaking political entities of the Iron Age in northern Syria and southern Anatolia that arose...
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Phrygia
In antiquity, Phrygia (/ˈfrɪdʒiə/; Greek: Φρυγία, [pʰryɡía], Turkish: Frigya) was a kingdom in the west central part of Anatolia, in what is now Turkey, centered on the Sakarya River.The Phryg...
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Troy
Troy (Ancient Greek: Ἴλιον, Ilion, or Ἴλιος, Ilios; and Τροία, Troia; Latin: Trōia and Īlium; Hittite: Wilusa or Truwisa; Turkish: Truva) is a city well-known to both history and legend (...
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Classical Anatolia
Anatolia, also known by the Latin name of Asia Minor, is considered to be the westernmost extent of Asia. Geographically it encompasses the central uplands of modern Turkey, from the coastal plain of ...
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Medes
The Medes (/miːdz/, Old Persian Māda-, Ancient Greek: Μῆδοι, Hebrew: מָדַי) were an ancient Iranian people who lived in an area known as Media (North-western Iran and south-east Turkey) and who s...
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