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"

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

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

Hot air balloon flying over Cappadocia, Turkey. Read more: http://lifeadvancer.com - #lifeadvancer

Family Friendly Places in Turkey

Hot air balloon flying over Cappadocia, Turkey. Read more: http://lifeadvancer.com - #lifeadvancer

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

Olu Deniz, Turkey. And you can see the Lycian Way contouring the hillside. http://www.mediteranique.com/hotels-turkey/

Olu Deniz, Turkey. And you can see the Lycian Way contouring the hillside. http://www.mediteranique.com/hotels-turkey/

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