Cappadocia, Turkey -The earliest record of the name of Cappadocia dates from the late 6th century BC, when it appears in the trilingual inscriptions of two early Achaemenid kings, Darius I and Xerxes, as one of the countries (Old Persian dahyu-) of the Persian Empire. In these lists of countries, the Old Persian name is Haspaduya, which according to some researchers is derived from Iranian Huw-aspa-dahyu- "the land/country of beautiful horses"

Cappadocia, Turkey -The earliest record of the name of Cappadocia dates from the late 6th century BC, when it appears in the trilingual inscriptions of two early Achaemenid kings, Darius I and Xerxes, as one of the countries (Old Persian dahyu-) of the Persian Empire. In these lists of countries, the Old Persian name is Haspaduya, which according to some researchers is derived from Iranian Huw-aspa-dahyu- "the land/country of beautiful horses"

Mosaic Lanterns in Fethiye I will try and bring you one of these home @harriet3251

Mosaic Lanterns in Fethiye I will try and bring you one of these home @harriet3251

Turkey | Discover the ins and outs of the Turkish landscape before your next adventure vacation to this eastern European country.

The Best of Culture in Turkey, Asia

Turkey | Discover the ins and outs of the Turkish landscape before your next adventure vacation to this eastern European country.

Mount Nemrut, Turkey. 2,134 m high mountain in southeastern Turkey, notable for the summit where a number of large statues are erected around what is assumed to be a royal tomb from the 1st century BC.

Mount Nemrut, Turkey. 2,134 m high mountain in southeastern Turkey, notable for the summit where a number of large statues are erected around what is assumed to be a royal tomb from the 1st century BC.

Galata Tower, Istanbul, Turkey - Explore the World, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

Galata Tower, Istanbul, Turkey - Explore the World, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

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