Tag Archives: Turkey

The Menu at the First Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the quintessential American Holiday that we all learned about as school children – perhaps even acted in the play! However, it is also a controversial holiday for many reasons, not only the political implications but the historical ones. What … Continue reading

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Archaeologists Uncover 3,000-year-old Lion Adorning Citadel Gate Complex in Turkey

Archaeologists uncover 3,000-year-old lion adorning citadel gate complex in Turkey.     Archaeologists leading the University of Toronto’s Tayinat Archaeological Project in southeastern Turkey have unearthed the remains of a monumental gate complex adorned with stone sculptures, including a magnificently … Continue reading

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Panoramic, 3D Interactive Tour of the Hagia Sophia

The Hagia Sophia (in Greek Ἁγία Σοφία) is one of the most famous churches in all of Christendom. Prior to the building of Saint Peters in Rome, it was the Christian church. The current iteration built by the Emperor Justinian in the … Continue reading

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