Why is Turkey so important for the world history?

There are a few places that are very lucky for the history in the world. Some places are famous that their names are told even by closed eyes. There is no need to tell more words in order to define the role […]

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History of Konya plain

Turkish landscape has many fertile agricultural fields. Because of the climate and fertile soil, we can come across many agricultural activities here through the history. Wheat production has been one of the vital agricultural activity. Hittite Empire which was the first civilization […]

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2000 year old granite columns

Once upon a time, there used to be an acient site named Alexandria Troas in Western Anatolia. It was a port city and it became a rich site by the trade of granite columns. By the time, the geography has changed and […]

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IV.Arsinoe; the younger sister of Queen VII. Cleopatra

This name isn’t famous in world history. Even she was an impressive Egyptian princess (or a queen), her name isn’t announced among the strongest women of Ancient Egypt. Her life isn’t clear and we know alittle about her. But there is one […]

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The historical main street of Istanbul;Divanyolu street

Istanbul or Constantinople; it doesn’t matter. This city has the same value. There is a historical main street in the historical peninsula. It used to be a path to the great palace of Byzantines from the Theodosius square. The historical peninsula had […]

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107. anniversy of the heroic defense; Çanakkale Battle

It was the period that WWI was existing. Ottoman Empire was the partner of German Empire, The frontiers of Ottoman Empire were very important in order to support tsartic Russia, especially the Dardanelles. Dardanelles strait frontier was under the joint command of […]

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Mt.Ağrı;the peak of Anatolia

Mt. Ağrı is the peak of the Anatolian peninsula. It lies nearby the eastern border of Turkey. It is thought as holy by Armenian community. It was thought that it wasn’t possible to reach the peak point of Mt. Ağrı. If there […]

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King Gordios; a farmer who became a king (created a dynasty)

We all know the ancient Gordion city in today’s Turkish territory. It was a well known Phrygian center. Also we remember King Midas when Gordion City is called. But there is an other interesting story. It is about King Gordios, the father […]

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Theodosius Forum; the lost square of East Roman Empire

Istanbul has a deep historical background. The historical site of Constantinople had many values that we can’t see today. Modern city of Istanbul is hiding some of ancient treasures. We can unearth them by archeaological excavations or any project. By a modern […]

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A gate to Asia; Alexandria Troas

Alexander the Great was approaching to the West coast of Aegean sea. There was a site named Troas. It was the first step to build an empire. It is the proof of the importance. Briefly Alexander the Great stepped the peninsula and […]

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