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Rather, plan your trip including these places. 1) Alacati – The Greek village 2) Yamanlar 3) Cappadocia 4) Bodrum – Party hub 5) Sirince 6) Mount Sipylus 7) Yamanlar 8) Asklepion 9) Kusadasi 10) Pamukkale & Hierapolis Natural hotsprings 11) Ephesus (Efeze) 12) Troy/Gallipoli 13) Çanakkale Must-Eat I have written a separate post on this, here....
Chasing History: Important Places You Might Miss in Istanbul (Part I)
On the day of its dedication, the Romans placed inside the sanctuary at the foot of the column these important items: – Relics from the crosses of the two thieves (the Penitent Thief, traditionally named Dismas and the unnamed Impenitent Thief) who were crucified beside Jesus in Calvary – Baskets from Christ’s multiplication of loaves and fishes miracle used by him & his disciples in the famous feeding of the five thousand – Mary Magdalene’s alabaster jar which contained the oil used in anointing the head and feet of Jesus – The axe used by Noah to build the Ark – The Palladium of Ancient Rome (defined as an image or object of great antiquity on which the safety of a city or nation is said to depend) – A wooden statue of Pallas Athena from Troy (whose site is located near present day Canakkale, Turkey – my travel to Troy to be blogged hopefully in the near future) And the greatest of the relics was placed in the Statue of Constantine above: – The orb the statue carried contained a fragment of the True Cross Who knows?...