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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...

Gladiators of the Ancient World

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Roots of Gladiators The early gladiators were criminals sentenced to death for their crimes. These people were taken to the arena or the theater for their...

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...

Polycrates of Ephesus

Estimated Reading Time: < 1 minute   Polycrates of Ephesus was one of the earliest bishops of Ephesus. He served to Christian Ephesians between 130 and 196. He personally knew Polycarp of...

Zenodotus of Ephesus

Estimated Reading Time: < 1 minute Zenodotus of Ephesus was a native of Ephesus who was born in the 3rd century BC during the time when Ephesus was being ruled by Ptolemaic...

Emperor Diocletian

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes The Roman Empire had its greatest time before Emperor Diocletian came to power. Pax Romana, ”Peace of Rome”, beginning with Emperor Augustus was already over and...

Emperor Augustus

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes Emperor Augustus was originally born as Gaius Octavius but because of some Roman traditions which might sound strange to us, he gained many names next to...

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...

Amazing Photo of Ephesus from 1895

Estimated Reading Time: < 1 minute A recent discovery of a photo taken by an Austrian traveler sparked joy in Ephesus community. An Austrian traveler visited Ephesus ruins in the year 1895....

Tasty Turkish Watermelons

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes Due to the geographical structure and climatic characteristics of our Turkey, a large amount of various products are grown in our amazing country. Some products such...

Ramadan in Turkey

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes More than one billion Muslims around the world celebrate the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan, the month in which the Quran was announced, guides people with...

Henna Night Tradition in Turkey

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes Henna Night Tradition in Turkey before the wedding in Turkey is quite common in nearly all parts of Turkish society. In older times, wedding ceremonies consisted...

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