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Afro-Turks

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Afro-Turks are usually the children and grandchildren of those who settled in Anatolia from Africa mostly came through the slave trade or other means during various...

Roman Empire

Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes Et tu, Brute? (You too, Brutus?) Roman Emperor Caesar Founded in the 1st century B.C. under the leadership of Augustus, the Roman Empire ruled in the...

Cruises Are Back to Kusadasi

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes UPDATE October 14, 2021 Today Viking Cruise made its 3rd visit to Kusadasi Cruise Port. News sources confirmed that several other cruise liners such as Norwegian,...

Top 10 Reasons To Visit Ephesus

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes Ephesus is a UNESCO World Heritage Site Seeing a world heritage site is not an everyday adventure for many of us. Ephesus Ancient City and surrounding...

Rufus the Doctor from Ephesus

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Rufus the doctor was an Ephesian Greek who was born during the era of Emperor Trajan. Rufus was a follower of the famous physician Hippocrates and...

Pompey the Great

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Pompey the Great was one of the most acclaimed generals and statesman of the Roman Empire. One can even claim that Pompey is the one who...

Via Sebaste

Estimated Reading Time: < 1 minute Via Sebaste was built about 2000 years ago. The main function of “Via Sebaste”, which was built by Cornutus Agulia in the time of Augustus was...

Roman Roads in Asia Minor

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes First Roman roads started to be built with the beginning of the Roman Republic. Roads were built and maintained during the Roman Empire era too. 372...

Cilicia Province of Roman Empire

Estimated Reading Time: < 1 minute Cilicia province of the Roman Empire was located on today’s Mediterranean coast of Turkey. The Province held great importance since it was the gateway to the...

Roman Province of Thracia

Estimated Reading Time: < 1 minute Thracia used to be in the borders of modern Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey. Thracia was populated by the indigenous Thracian people. Their country was known as...

Roman Province of Armenia

Estimated Reading Time: < 1 minute Roman Province of Armenia occupied some parts of today’s Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran and Turkey. Armenia province, located next to Parthian Empire and the Sasanian Empire,...

The Roman Province of Syria

Estimated Reading Time: < 1 minute Pompey occupied and annexed areas of today’s Turkey, Syria and Lebanon. This resulted in the creation of the Roman province of Syria in the year 64...

Roman province of Mesopotamia

Estimated Reading Time: < 1 minute There had been two Mesopotamia provinces of Roman Empire. The first one created by Emperor Trajan was a very short-lived province and the second Mesopotamia was...

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