Fatih Mosque, Trabzon
The Fatih Mosque is a mosque in the Ortahisar district in Trabzon, Turkey. It was originally built in Byzantine times as the Panagia Chrysokephalos Church (Greek: Παναγία Χρυσοκέφαλος, "Panagia th...
Zilkale
Zilkale is a medieval castle located in the Fırtına Valley (literally: "Stormy Valley"), and is one of the most important historical structures in Çamlıhemşin district of Rize Province in the Black Se...
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Saint Gregory of Nyssa Church, Trabzon
Saint Gregory of Nyssa was a church and monastery of Trabzon. It's believed the church was built around 1280-1297 by the wife of John III, Emperor of Trabzon. After 1665, St Gregory became the cathedr...
Gurieli
The House of Gurieli (Georgian: გურიელი) was a Georgian royal noble family and a ruling dynasty (dukes) of the southwestern Georgian province of Guria which was autonomous and later for a few cent...
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Trabzon
Trabzon (see other names, [ˈtrabzon]) is a city on the Black Sea coast of north-eastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Trabzon, located on the historical Silk Road, became a melting pot o...
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Isfendiyarids
The Isfendiyarids or Isfendiyarid dynasty (Modern Turkish: İsfendiyaroğulları, İsfendiyaroğulları Beyliği), also known as the Beylik of Sinop, the Principality of Isfendiyar and Beylik of Isfendiyar (...
Trabzon Castle
The Trabzon Castle (Turkish: Trabzon Kalesi) is a fortress located in the city of Trabzon, northeastern Turkey. Constructed on foundations dating back to Byzantine era with cut stones from former ...
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Basilios Bessarion
Basilios (or Basilius) Bessarion (in Greek Βασίλειος Βησσαρίων) (2 January 1403 – 18 November 1472), a Roman Catholic Cardinal Bishop and the titular Latin Patriarch of Constantinople, was one of...
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Yeni Cuma Mosque
The Yeni Cuma Mosque is a mosque in Trabzon, Turkey. It was built during Byzantine times as the Hagios Eugenios Church, dedicated to Saint Eugenius, the patron saint of the city.It is not known exactl...
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Perateia
Perateia (Greek: Περατεία, "place beyond [the sea]", see also Peraia) was the overseas territory of the Empire of Trebizond, comprising the Crimean cities of Cherson, Kerch and their hinterlands. ...
Hagia Sophia, Trabzon
39°41′46″E / 41.00333°N 39.69611°E / 41.00333; 39.69611The Church of Saint Sophia (Greek: Ἁγία Σοφία, meaning "Holy Wisdom" Turkish: Ayasofya), formerly the Saint Soph...
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Akçakale tower
Akçakale is a fortress in Akçaabat, Turkey, lying 18 km west of Trabzon. Built on a terrace facing the sea the fortress is believed to have been built by emperor Alexios II (1297-1330) for protection ...
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Chaldia
Chaldia (Greek: Χαλδία, Khaldia) was a historical region located in mountainous interior of the eastern Black Sea, northeast Anatolia (modern Turkey). Its name was derived from a people called the...
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Kalepark
Kalepark (originally called Leonkastron; and later Güzelhisar, meaning "Beautiful Castle" in Turkish) was built by the Genoese and Venetian merchants as a medieval fortress on the east side of Trabzon...
Eugenios of Trebizond
Saint Eugeni or Eugene was martyred under Diocletian and a cult devoted to him developed in Trebizond. His feast day is 21 January. Eugenios along with the martyrs Candidus, Valerian and Aquila was pe...
Trebizond Gospel
Trebizond Gospel, ℓ 243 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), is a Byzantine illuminated manuscript with the text of Gospel Lectionary, dating palaeographically to the 11th century with 15 parchment leave...
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Kızlar Monastery
Kızlar Monastery or Panagia Monastery at the foot of Boztepe mountain over looking the Trabzon city. The monastery complex built on two terraces, is surrounded by a protective high wall. The monastery...
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Empire of Trebizond
The Empire of Trebizond was a monarchy that flourished during the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries comprising the far northeastern corner of Anatolia and the southern Crimea. Originally a revolt by the g...
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Nakip Mosque
The Molla Nakip Mosque is a mosque in Pazarkapi district of Trabzon, Turkey.
It was built in the 10th or 11th century, during Byzantine times as a church, and received its present name and functio...
Sümela Monastery
The Sumela Monastery (Greek: Μονή Παναγίας Σουμελά, Moní Panagías Soumelá; Turkish: Sümela Manastırı) is a Greek Orthodox monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary (Panagia, meaning "All Holy" in...
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