Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Historic fact or stories related on a winter’s night around a camp fire? There’s no end to Istanbul’s extraordinary life
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
A rare prototype of the first American penny, dating from 1792, has just changed hands for 117.5 million pennies at an auction in Baltimore, Maryland.
One of the earliest references to Nevruz is in the 11th century Divanü Lügati’t-Türk, and one of the earliest legends points to its Kurdish origins
BİTLİS - Anadolu Agency
A 5,000-year-old ancient city on the shores of Lake Van is in danger of vanishing because it has not been taken under protection.
ADIYAMAN - Anadolu Agency
Work has begun at one of the centers of the Kommagene civilization, the ancient city of Perge, to open the archaeological site to Turkish tourism
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
London office workers are coming face-to-face with the history hidden beneath their feet, as 3,000 skeletons dating back to the 16th century are dug up to make way for a new railway line.
TOKAT – Anadolu Agency
The ancient city of Sebastapolis will have a chance to come to light after local authorities ordered the transfer of the entire district of Sulusaray, which was built on top of the site
BODRUM - Doğan News Agency
Archaeologists are up in arms after a hiking group spray-painted rocks near ancient rock paintings, prompting an apology from the leader
BODRUM – Doğan News Agency
Tombs from the Hellenistic period unearthed in Bodrum five years ago have returned underground.
BRUSSELS - Anadolu Agency
The discovery of an Islamic inscription on a ring inside a Viking coffin has confirmed ancient tales about contact between Viking-era peoples in Scandinavia and the Islamic world.
As Iraq struggles to protect its ancient sites and heritage from the ISIL, the United States returned some 60 historical items to the country
Dug out of a municipal car park five centuries after his battlefield death, England's Richard III began his final journey March 22 before finally receiving a burial fit for a king this week.
Thanks to passionate art lover and collector Yüksel Erimtan, Ankara now has its first ever archaeology and arts museum formed from a private collection
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