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A teenager-friendly Greek voyage

The Times/The Sunday Times 06 Aug 2022
...Mykonos, Patmos, Rhodes, Crete and Santorini in Greece, and Kusadasi in Turkey ... Excursions range from visiting the palace of Knossos on Crete, legendary home of the Minotaur, to discovering the history of the Knights Templar on Rhodes or the ancient ruins of Ephesus in Turkey.

Massive Mosaic Depicting the 12 Labors of Heracles Unearthed in Turkey

Ancient Origins 05 Aug 2022
Excavations being carried out in the ancient city of Syedra, traced back to 2,900 years ago, continue to shed light on the vibrant history of Turkey ... In the mosaic located in the ancient Roman bath, Heracles is depicted as performing his twelve labors ... ( Turkey Department of Culture ) ... ( Turkey Department of Culture ) ... Turkey Department of Culture.

Karahan Tepe – The sister site to Göbekli Tepe

Heritage Daily 03 Aug 2022
Karahan Tepe, known locally as “Keçilitepe”, is a prehistoric site in an upland area of the Tektek Mountains in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey, known as the Taş Tepeler. Taş Tepeler contains a collection of ancient monuments that includes the UNESCO World Heritage Site ...

Samos island hosts international youth festival

Greek City Times 02 Aug 2022
... of the ancient theatre of Pythagorio. Masha Ilyashow and Alexis Karaiskakis-Nastos, are resposible for the art direction of the festival and for the programme that includes seven concerts at Pythagorio ancient theatre with view to the sea and the coasts of neighbouring Turkey.

Executive Interview: Kerim Kalafatoglu, Chairman, ARES Shipyard

The Maritime Executive 02 Aug 2022
I was born in 1967 in the Surmene district of Trabzon, which is an ancient town on the Black Sea coast of Turkey ... I had been one of the largest exporters back then between Turkey and the neighboring ex-Soviet Union states ... Our biggest clients right now are Qatar, Oman and Turkey.

Ancient milk-drinkers were just fine with their lactose intolerance–until famine struck

Popular Science 28 Jul 2022
Traces of milk fat left on ancient pottery shows that people drank milk long before they could digest lactose ... The first is a map of nearly 13,000 ancient pottery fragments collected from Portugal to Turkey to Finland ... Why would ancient Europeans so quickly have developed lactose tolerance, if they didn’t need it?.

Long Lost Palace of Genghis Khan’s Grandson Found in Turkey

Ancient Origins 24 Jul 2022
Researchers Discover Ancient Urartian Castle in Eastern Turkey Long hidden Iron Age castle revealed in 3,000-year-old ruins in Van Province, Turkey ... An aerial view of the site that is likely the long-lost Khan palace in Turkey’s ancient eastern Van Province ... Turkish, Mongolian scientists trace Ilkhanid palace in Turkey's Van .

First Person: No matter where you go, there you are ...

Worcester Telegram 21 Jul 2022
Another even more ancient metropolis that makes the seemingly-modern word metropolis seemingly anachronistic when used to describe it. There are skyscrapers out in the distance as Turkey wants its due ... But it’s torn between the ancient and the modern ... A new appreciation for Turkey and its intelligent, remarkable people.

From GAA on the beach to frequent cold showers – Irish abroad share stories of coping with heatwaves in Europe

Irish Independent 19 Jul 2022
Between that I feel like I am in survival mode.“I play with a Gaelic football team here (Forca Celtiberos) and we have moved our training from a pitch setting to the beach to get a breezier environment and have the chance to take a dip after.”When asked if ...

26 casual yet sweet gift ideas for new relationships that won't feel overkill

Business Insider 18 Jul 2022
When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission ... Uncommon Goods; Otherland ... A dried flower bouquet that'll last for years. UrbanStems ... Otherland ... Amazon ... L.L ... Each mug is handcrafted by artisans in Turkey who carry on the ancient traditions of Anatolian metalworking, naturally designed to keep every mojito and mule well-chilled.

Roman Villa with Floor Mosaic Uncovered in Turkey’s Mosaic Hotspot

Ancient Origins 17 Jul 2022
The remains of a Roman villa have recently been unearthed in Defne district of southern Turkey’s Hatay province ... The Mosaic Museum in Hatay Archaeology Museum, district Antakya, Hatay Province, Turkey ... Rare Iron Roman Cavalry Face Mask Discovered At Hadrianopolis, Turkey Researchers Discover Ancient Urartian Castle in Eastern Turkey.

Rebel Wilson shares kiss with girlfriend Ramona Agruma in adorable selfie

New York Post 16 Jul 2022
... — and in Cappadocia, Turkey, where a photo shared to Instagram captured Wilson bathing in the buff in an “ancient cave.” Since going public with their relationship in June, Wilson and Agruma have spent much of their time jet-setting to idyllic international getaways.

Time to Take a Devotional Break: A Line in the Sand

The News Banner 16 Jul 2022
Dr. Tony Evans once stated, “The reason we have to ‘find time for God’ is because He’s become a ‘when-I-get-around-to-it’ love ... The ancient city of Smyrna, located in present-day Turkey, was a prosperous one and contained many tradespeople, who eventually formed unions (guilds) in basket-fishing, tanning, gold, and silver ... God ... .

Anatolia’s Gōbekli Tepe And New Mexico’s Pueblo Bonito – Similar Necropolis Sites?

Ancient Origins 14 Jul 2022
How would one describe Gōbekli Tepe, and all the other Tepe sites in the Şanlıurfa Province, south-eastern Anatolia? One might opine that these ancient sites contain a cluster of circular enclosures, with many rectangular buildings behind them ... Ancient site of G ōbekli Tepe in Turkey.

Equilibrium/Sustainability — Second glacier collapse shows high-altitude danger

The Hill 13 Jul 2022
Climate change threatens Turkey’s wine industry, Norse ... Climate change endangering Turkish winemaking  Climate change is threatening Turkey’s ancient winemaking sector, leading vintners to wonder how their grapes will survive amid rising temperatures, NPR reported.

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