Sagalassos fountain (Turkey, ca. 160-180 AD). Located roughly 110 km north of Antalya, the ruins of the city extend 2.5 km from west to east and 1.5 km from north to south. The excavations at Sagalassos are now among the largest archaeological projects in the Mediterranean. Sagalassos was a prosperous city for over 1000 years, from early Hellenistic times until it was struck by a devastating earthquake in the 7th century AD when the city was abandoned.
Rhodes(Greek: Ρόδος, Ródos, IPA: [ˈro̞ðo̞s]; Italian: Rodi; Ottoman Turkish: ردوس Rodos; Ladino: Rodi or Rodes) is a Greek island approximately 18 kilometres (11 mi) southwest of Turkey in eastern Aegean Sea. It is the largest of the Dodecanese islands in terms of both land area and population, with a population of 117,007 of which 53,709 resided in the homonymous capital city of the island.
T-T-T-TIGERS TIME!!!The tiger (Panthera tigris) is the largest cat species, reaching a total body length of up to 3.38 m (11.1 ft) over curves and weighing up to 388.7 kg (857 lb) in the wild. Its most recognisable feature is a pattern of dark vertical stripes on reddish-orange fur with a lighter underside. The species is classified in the genus Panthera with the lion, leopard, jaguar and snow leopard. Tigers are apex predators, primarily preying on ungulates such as deer and bovids. They…
The Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea) is a small member of the wagtail family, Motacillidae. The bird is widely distributed across the Palearctic region with several well marked populations. The nominate form (includes caspica of Iran, Turkey and the Caucasus) is from western Europe including the British Isles, Scandinavia and Mediterranean region and central Asia mainly along the mountain chains of the Urals, Tien Shan and along the Himalayas. They winter in Africa and Asia.
Istanbul Hidden Treasures - Istanbul,This photo I took in Fener. It was almost sunset. After a long climb, I reached in this building for taking its picture. This building is the Greek school for male students of the city and is still active. Fener one of the three historic districts of the Golden Horn. Here was once populated by the Greeks of Istanbul. Two other districts are Ayvansaray and Balat where the Jews lived in the city.
What These Archaeologists Discovered Hidden Underground In Turkey Is Absolutely Beautiful. [STORY] Underneath the Turkish city, Zeugma an Oxford Archaeology team led an excavation of area of city once inhabited by Ancient Greeks; mosaic these archaeologists are uncovering depicts the Nine Muses...
Turkey - Istanbul a world heritage. Facts about Turkey: Area: 779,452 sq km. Straddles two continents; 3% in Europe (Thrace), 97% in Asia (Anatolia). Also controls the Bosphorus Strait and the Dardanelles, vital sea links between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean. Its strategic position has made the area of prime importance throughout history.Population: 75,705,147. Capital: Ankara. Official language: Turkish. 45 languages.