Cappadocia Informations

Yumuktepe

 Yumuktepe Yumuktepe Cappadocia  South of the Cilician Gates, three kilometers north of Mersin, the hillcrest is the site of a partly excavated Hittite fortress. Here too, the …

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Black Crest

Black Crest Near the ancient Pryamus river, the present Ceyhan between Adana and Maras, a late-period Hittite fortress had once guarded the Amman Gates and the …

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THE KARUM OF KANESH

THE KARUM OF KANESH Impressive areas of this ancient settlement have already been excavated under the direction of Professor Tahsin Özgüc of Ankara. Already during the …

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Cappadocia Kayseri

Kayseri Date Kayseri Turkey   Cappadocia Kayseri informations Cappadocia Kayseri The town has always been an important political and economical center, even in the Hittite times, but if …

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ALISAR

Alisar Cappadocia  Alisar Hattusas Alisar Date Half-way between Kayseri and Hattusas in the great bend of the Halys (Kizilirmak) river. The site was already inhabited during the early Bronze …

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Ruster’s Peak

Ruster’s Peak 150 kilometers northeast of Hattusas, the ruins of a fortified Hittite settlement, where, the recovered archeological relics revealed motives and charateristics that were more …

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The end of the Hittite Empire

 Hittite Empire cappadocia The end of the Hittite Empire cappadocia The “People of the Sea”; who they were exactly is not known, but the term ought to …

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Inscribed Rock

Inscribed Rock cappadocia  Inscribed Rock informations Inscribed Rock After the beginning of the Hittite Empire period, monumental bas-reliefs in stone, frequently inscribed with hieroglyphs, began to …

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