Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
To the left of the Silivrikapı Walls in Istanbul’s Fatih neighborhood, there lies a tomb from the fourth century A.D., which is now in ruins. Known as the Silivri Crypt, the tomb, which has been suffering since its discovery in 1988, is now in its worst state.
Back in the news due to the success of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq, the caliphate was the position of the putative spiritual and political leader of the Muslim world until 1924
The Ottoman legal system was based on the sharia and örf law. The latter was based on two sources - laws promulgated through decrees issued by the highest power of the state, the sultan, and
customary usage or norms
ANTALYA - Anadolu Agency
Rock tombs are on display in the ancient city of Myra, located in the province of Antalya, displaying interesting glimpses into the past
BARTIN – Anadolu Agency
The remains of a Roman temple have been discovered during drilling for the construction of a school in the northern province of Bartın’s Amasra district
MUĞLA – Anadolu Agency
A Roman tomb has been discovered during infrastructure works carried out by a private company in the western province of Muğla.
İZMİR - Doğan News Agency
İzmir is expected to host more local and foreign tourists this year due to the opening of historical sites in the province.
ÇANAKKALE – Anadolu Agency
The ‘meat-eater’ tombs of the ancient city of Assos in Turkey’s northwest acquired fame throughout the world as bodies inside the tombs used to decompose within a short period of time
Bergama and Cumalıkazık in Bursa welcome a UNESCO decision putting them on the prestigious World Heritage List
KAYSERİ - Doğan News Agency
The trade document believed to be the world’s oldest was discovered by archaeologists working on the Kültepe-Kaniş-Karum trade colony
The stage walls and entrance of a Roman-era amphitheater in İzmir’s Kadifekale neighborhood have been unearthed due to the efforts of the İzmir Metropolitan Municipality
LONDON - The Associated Press
Researchers determined that the 4,500-year-old contents had come from a tomb at an excavation in Iraq during the 1920s and 1930s
DOHA - Agence France-Presse
UN cultural agency UNESCO on Sunday granted its prized World Heritage status to a prehistoric cave in southern France containing the earliest known figurative drawings.
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