Seven Journeys to Anatolia: Episode IV

MAGNIFICENT PASTORAL VISTA   Trabzon, near the eastern end of the Black Sea coast, was founded in the 7th century BC by Miletian colonists. It was the capital of the Empire of Trebizond which survived for a few years after the conquest of Byzantine İstanbul. The Byzantines ruled here until …

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Ankara (Anchora)

It was just a small town before the republic. It was made the capital of the republic but it was a small town with a mere population of 30 thousand. When the National Parliament was opened and the delegates started to come to Ankara, they faced with difficulties in finding …

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