0ne thousand one churches; A great sample of early Christian churches

Basilica No:1

Early Christians left us a cultural heritage in Anatolia. It is so valuable that they also give hints about Christian history of the world. We are going to visit a place such a basilica;

This is called one-thousand-one churches but the most important building is basilica number 1. It was built around 500 AD. It has a traditional Christian architecture. It was damaged after Arabic attacks to Small Asia so it was reconstructed.

It is located in Karaman province of Turkey. This region was the home of Early Christians. They created a civilization here and Christianity was promulgated from here.

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