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  Anatolia: Travel Guide and Photos of Turkey
Turkey, especially the Eastern provinces of Turkey, Eastern Anatolia, is indeed a magnificent country for the independent traveller and tourist with vast steppes, high mountains and nice beaches.
There are the vast steppes, the snow-capped top of Mount Ararat, the cloud-reaching mountains and fertile green valleys near Artvin, the blue-green waters of the Van lake surrounded by snow-capped mountains and grazing herds of cattle.
Resoconti dettagliati di diversi viaggi in Turchia, principalmente in Anatolia Orientale.
www.anatolia.luwo.be   (2966 words)

  
  Patron Saints Index: Saint Anatolia
Victoria argued that it would be all right as the patriarchs in the Old Testament had been married; but Anatolia cited other examples to prove that for the holiest lives, they should devote themselves to God and stay single.
Victoria was convinced, sold her jewelry, gave the money to the poor, and refused to go through with the wedding to a fellow named Eugenius.
Anatolia's suitor, Titus Aurelius, soon gave up, and handed her back to the authorities.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/sainta4u.htm   (253 words)

  
  Anatolia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anatolia (Turkish: "Anadolu", Greek: "Aνατολή" Αnatolē or Ανατολία Anatolía) is a region of Southwest Asia which corresponds today to the Asian portion of Turkey, as opposed to the European portion, Rumelia.
Anatolia is situated bridge-like between the mainlands of Asia and Europe.
Today the inhabitants of Anatolia are mostly native speakers of the Turkish language, which was introduced with the conquest of Anatolia by Turkic peoples and the rise of the Seljuk Empire in the 11th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anatolia   (1276 words)

  
 Anatolia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anatolia is known as the cradle od civilizations.
Earlier it was a place of refuge for the Christian population of Anatolia before the invasion of Arabs (7th-13th centuries A.D.).
At the summit of Mount Nemrut is a tumulus (hill tomb) 150 m (450 ft) in diameter and 50 m (150 ft) in hight.
www.kusadasi.com /anatolia.htm   (2514 words)

  
 Anatolia College - International Baccalaureate   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The IB Diploma program at Anatolia is open to students from other schools and of all nationalities provided they have an adequate command of the English language and can show they are motivated and ready to adopt the work habits suitable for the demands of the IB curriculum.
Anatolia is an international institution with American as well as Greek roots; it has always striven to promote a better understanding of others in a city with a long history of being multicultural, tolerant and exciting.
Anatolia has a 45-acre campus of great natural beauty, which includes a residence hall for students wishing to stay on campus, a modern library, science laboratories, computing laboratories, a theatre, a refectory and a multi-use gym.
www.anatolia.edu.gr /anatolia/ib   (2682 words)

  
 Discover Turkey: ANATOLIA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anatolia in Pictures (A short story of civilizations of Anatolia, includes sample images of great works of Anatolians from the end of the third ice-age to the 20th century)
Anatolia is one of the oldest continually inhabited regions in the world, and it has repeatedly served as a battleground for foreign powers.
Coastal Anatolia (IONIA) meanwhile was settled by Greeks.
www.turkishnews.com /DiscoverTurkey/anatolia   (468 words)

  
 Turkish Odyssey/About Turkey/History/Anatolia until Alexander the Great
In Anatolia, the earliest evidence of agricultural life was found in Hacilar 25 km / 15 miles SE of Burdur, 7040 BC.
In Anatolia, the old pattern of unrest and revolt presented continuing dangers for the Hittite state, as vassals sought to reassert their independence.
It extended from Caria in the south to Mysia in the north and was bound by Phrygia in the east and by the Aegean in the west.
www.turkishodyssey.com /turkey/history/history1.htm   (3831 words)

  
 Anatolia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anatolia is that region lying to the south of the Black Sea, to the east of the Aegean Sea, north of the eastern Mediterranean Sea and, inland, the Fertile Crescent, and west of the Caucasus-Azerbaijani districts.
The Hittites, arising in central Anatolia within what later was known as Cappadocia, were one of the earliest peoples to make extensive use of iron.
An Armenian principality in northeastern Anatolia, autonomous roughly 400-800 CE.
www.hostkingdom.net /turkey.html   (2597 words)

  
 Anatolia
The two definitions of Anatolia is 1) all of Asian Turkey, and 2) the Asian Turkey until the point where it meets the mountains of Ermenistan and Kurdistan (north of Syria and Iraq).
Anatolia is a very mountainous region with much of the population living at heights between a few hundred metres to about a thousand metres above sea level.
Anatolia has been the home of several outstanding civilizations, of which the Hittites (ca.
i-cias.com /e.o/anatolia.htm   (213 words)

  
 History of the Seljuks of Anatolia
The Seljuks of Anatolia were responsible for one of the richest and most inventive periods in Turkish culture.
Anatolia, or Asia Minor as it was known in ancient times, has been inhabited for 30,000 years.
Anatolia was in both the hands of the weakening Mongols who struggled to hold it, and the local emirs (beys) who had appeared over the last several years, breaking away to form their own authority.
www.turkishhan.org /history.htm   (5342 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Anatolia
Anatolia, Virgin and Martyr in the time of Decius, was put to death in the city of Thyrum, or Thurium, or Thora.
The executioner Audax shut her up in a room with a venomous serpent, but seeing that no harm was clone to her he himself professed the faith and died a martyr.
Anatolia was put to death by the sword.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01457b.htm   (181 words)

  
 Southeast Anatolia Turkey
It is adjacent to the Eastern Anatolia and the Mediterranean Regions.
The Southeastern Anatolia Region is under the influence of both the continental climate and the Mediterranean climate.
The Southeastern Anatolia Region resembles the Central Anatolia Region from the aspect of the agricultural economy.
www.enjoyturkey.com /info/sights/southeast.htm   (1701 words)

  
 Ancient Anatolia (Turkish Anadolu) [Asia Minor] in Turkey
Anatolia was the homeland of a large complex of civilizations -- the earliest of which extended back thousands of years before the beginning of the Bronze Age.
Before the end of the third millennium there were three known groups of people in Anatolia who spoke Indo-European languages; in the west the Luwians -- in the north the Palaians -- and in central or eastern Anatolia the speakers of a language called Nesite (ibid)...
In the wake of the colonial period the geopolitical configuration of Anatolia was to change dramatically.
ancientneareast.tripod.com /Anatolia.html   (440 words)

  
 Phrygian Period in Anatolia
For example, one of the newly emerging powers in Anatolia, Lydian Kingdom has survived through the Phrygian period and there is no evidence that Lydians lived under the Phrygian hegemony.
When their land was attacked by Scythians, a wild and powerful people, they, in large groups, entered Anatolia and destroyed Urartian kingdom in the eastern Anatolia.
Cimmerian invasion lasted for 80 years, and this period of 80 years in Anatolia was known as a period of terror and fear.
www.ancientanatolia.com /historical/phrygian_period.htm   (916 words)

  
 Mars Exploration Rover Mission: Press Release Images: Opportunity
The image was taken from the rover's current position along the edge of the large trough dubbed "Anatolia," located some 150 meters (492 feet) away from "Eagle Crater".
Anatolia was named after the Anatolian fault system in Turkey.
On the left is a trough region dubbed "Anatolia," located some 150 meters (492 feet) away from the rover's previous location "Eagle Crater." The shadow of the rover's panoramic camera mast assembly can be seen on the bottom right.
marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov /gallery/press/opportunity/20040408a.html   (490 words)

  
 GRUB STREET Anatolia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
“Quality is never an accident,” says a quotation on Anatolia’s menu; this may be true, but you sometimes have to poke beneath the ground beef to find it (and in the case of Anatolia, quality is also a bit on the expensive side; the portions are just a bit out of proportion with the prices).
It’s probably better ordered in summer, to be honest, which suggests that perhaps Anatolia should rotate its offerings at least once a season to compensate for the changing quality of produce during the year.
The service is really lovely, but the strongest point in Anatolia’s favor is the babaganush: “the result,” to steal a phrase from the restaurant’s menu, “of high intention, sincere efforts, intelligent direction and skillful execution.” Take a non-baba-eating barbarian there soon and see for yourself.
www.voiceofthehill.com /Anatolia.htm   (1090 words)

  
 Anatolia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anatolia (Greek for east), also called by the Latin name of Asia Minor, is a region of continental Asia which corresponds today to the Asian portion of Turkey.
Because of its strategic location at the intersection of Asia and Europe, Anatolia has been a cradle for several civilizations since prehistoric ages, with early settlements such as Catalhoyuk.
While long being a blend of ethnic influences, historical Anatolia was largely a part of the European ethnic-sphere, whereas the Anatolia of today is primarily Turkic and Middle-Eastern in nature.
usapedia.com /a/anatolia.html   (137 words)

  
 Eastern Anatolia, Turkey
It is adjacent to the Black Sea, Central Anatolian, the Mediterranean and the Southeastern Anatolia Regions.
The fact that Eastern Anatolia is high and mountainous and separated from the sea by mountain ranges causes the average annual temperatures to be low and the winters to be severe.
Erzurum is the largest provincial capital in Eastern Anatolia and it was founded on the foot of the Palandoken Mountains at an elevation of 1950 meters.
www.enjoyturkey.com /info/sights/east.htm   (2046 words)

  
 Minor Asia - birthplace of christian Apostles
When Anatolia was started to be colonized (1500 A.D) by the Greeks, it was populated by little tribes.
Greek cities of Anatolia were burned to ashes and greek monuments and churches were lost for ever.
Chrysostomos, the spiritual leader of the Orthodox Christians in Smyrna refused to abandon the city, was seized from religious services he was conducting in the cathedral by Turkish police forces and was given over to be dismembered by a mob in the streets.
fstav.tripod.com /anatolia.html   (1079 words)

  
 THE ALEVI OF ANATOLIA: TURKEY'S LARGEST MINORITY
His missionaries spread a message of revolt against the Sunni Ottomans in Anatolia, claiming that Isma`il was the awaited mehdi (messiah), and Anatolia became the scene of protracted warfare between Ottomans and Safavids.
Anatolia became a battlefield between Safavids and Ottomans, each determined to include it in their Empire.
The Kizilbash in Anatolia were now militarily, politically and religiously separated from their source in Iran, retreated to isolated rural areas and turned inward, developing their unique structures and doctrines.
www.angelfire.com /az/rescon/ALEVI.html   (9226 words)

  
 The World Music Group ANATOLIA
Founded in 1994 and directed by Edward J. Hines, ANATOLIA is a group of musicians dedicated to the preservation of folk, classical and dance music traditions of the Middle East.
The musicians of ANATOLIA strive to bring a new understanding of Middle Eastern cultures to Western audiences, while celebrating music and dance traditions its members have known since childhood.
Over the years, ANATOLIA has included a number of outstanding musicians committed to the creation of a peaceful world through music.
www.hinesmusic.com /Anatolia.html   (102 words)

  
 Turkish Odyssey/Central Anatolia/Cappadocia
Erciyas is the highest mountain with a height of 3,917 m / 12,850 ft in Central Anatolia, and is one of the volcanoes that contributed to the formation of the Cappadocia region.
Basil ably defended the Christian faith among the churches of Anatolia, which had suffered from divisions caused by the Arian controversy.
In the 7 and 8C AD when the Arabs began to raid Anatolia, monastic communities had to hide themselves and, where it was geographically easy, dug their underground shelters.
www.turkishodyssey.com /places/anatolia/ana2.htm   (4079 words)

  
 BBC - South East Wales Food - Bosphorus Turkish Restaurant (formerly Anatolia) in Canton, Cardiff
Anatolia did change hands recently and I must say that the first time I re-booked since the change I was very disappointed.
However, I went back last week and was really pleased to discover that standards were back to their usual high.
Anatolia was a wonderful restaurant..I hope the new management will see sense and change things back to the way it used to be!!
www.bbc.co.uk /wales/southeast/listings/food/pages/food_restaurants_anatolia.shtml   (394 words)

  
 Central Anatolia, Turkey
The vast plateau of Central Anatolia (Asia Minor), broken by mountains ranges, is the heartland of modern Turkey (maps).
Bounded by Ankara, Konya, Karaman, Kahramanmaras, Sivas and Amasya, the Central Anatolian plateau (altitude 1000 to 2000 meters, 3300 to 6500 feet) holds the incredible "moonscape" terrain of Cappadocia, as well as cities founded by the Hittites 3000 years ago, and even older settlements dating back an incredible 7500 years.
Above, Central Anatolia is a land of broad vistas.
www.turkeytravelplanner.com /go/CentralAnatolia   (414 words)

  
 Peasant Architecture in Anatolia
The article starts with the rather shaky assumption that peasant architecture in Anatolia is substantially the same as it was in Byzantine times.
Firstly, the Turks who supplanted the Byzantines in Anatolia were a nomadic race, largely without an architectural tradition of their own.
Secondly, it seems likely that large numbers of Byzantine peasants did not flee Anatolia when the Turks invaded, but stayed to farm the same lands they had done for generations, merely exchanging one set of masters for another.
www.geocities.com /egfrothos/miscellaneous/peasantarchitecture.html   (930 words)

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