Earthquakes that Devastated Asia Minor in the Ancient Times
The recent earthquake tragedy to strike Turkey was not the first of its kind. Even in ancient times, the territory now known as Turkey was struck by numerous earthquakes. Some of them were devastating to the ancient nations that...
The World’s First Coins were Minted in Ancient Lydia
Ancient Lydia holds the distinction of creating the first coins in the world; at first not much more than blobs of metal with basic stamps, they soon evolved into beautiful works of art in and of themselves, featuring figures...
The Last Words of King Croesus
The last words of king Croesus are a phrase that is still used today, as is the name of the king that is used to describe someone excessively rich
Ancient Mask of Greek God Dionysus Found in Western Turkey
An extremely expressive terracotta mask, thought to represent the Greek god Dionysus, was recently unearthed during excavations of the ancient Greek city of Daskyleion in Western Turkey. The newly-discovered treasure, which appears to represent a rather tipsy god, was located...
Caroline Crouch Murder: Recording of Killer’s Call to Police Released
The investigation into the murder of 20-year-old Caroline Crouch at her home in Glyka Nera has officially come to a close, with an investigative judge concluding that all the evidence points exclusively to her husband, a 33-year-old pilot, as...