▶️ Spent my afternoon on the other side of town of Cappadocia, Uçhisar Village wherein there’s the Uchisar Castle on a geostrategic position, dominating the whole city from the top of the heap, this magnificent castle presents the visitors a dreamy panorama area with its miraculous landscape. 🇹🇷 The chanting on the first video is a call for people (specifically men) to go to the mosques to pray, 5x a day, all over Turkey (heard it as well in Istanbul). 🐴 🐫 • • #cappadocia#uchisar
One of the most amazing things that I have seen.. yet again. The caves, civilizations and monasteries and churches built starting at 900-1200 AD. 🙏🏼 • • • These photos does not even give enough justice. 🇹🇷 #cappadocia#turkey
Appearance, design, style and prestige. - What, in your opinion is aesthetically better, cloth on top of armor or armor on top of cloth? - Continuing with the Omayyad surprised troops. Detail from the 1m x 70cm artwork "The battle of Akroinon". Ink and pencil on paper. #nikolaosthessalosartworks#medieval_world
some of @drummergeeps cool cymbals i worked w for today’s set lol first pic: heartbeat idk what (i used to be attached to the heartbeat jazz but this is pretty cool too since he sold the other one rip) second pic: byzantine idk what but i like it sry for bad pics lol oop — #drummer#drumming
The Greek Perspective: Underground City 💎 . Kaymakli Underground City (Cappadocian Greek: Ανακού) is contained within the citadel of Kaymakli in the Central Anatolia Region of Turkey. . Caves may have first been built in the soft volcanic rock by the Phrygians, in the 8th–7th centuries B.C., according to the Turkish Department of Culture.When the Phrygian language died out in Roman times, replaced with Greek, to which it was related, the inhabitants, now Christians, expanded their caverns adding the chapels and inscriptions. . The city was greatly expanded and deepened in the Byzantine era, when it was used for protection ...
Here we present to you a truly spectacular piece of Greek craftsmanship and more specifically a vintage religious icon back from the 90’s. It is completely handmade of natural eucalyptus tree root while at the same time, leaves of gold are used to represent the holy icon of Virgin Mary the Panachrantou. The attention to detail pattern is all over the place, from the bottom till the top, due to the fact that it is handmade by the very famous and experienced Greek artist "Despoina Mercury". Please take a moment to see from a closer look this magnificent piece of ...
It's so wonderful here, maybe I should become a monk in Greece.... The Monestary of Hosio Loukas is one of the most important monuments of byzantine architecture - it has been listed on UNESCO's World Heritage Sites _ _ _ #travel#traveller
🔴 The Valens Aqueduct or Bozdoğan Kemeri, meaning "Aqueduct of the Grey Falcon" is a Roman aqueduct which was the major water-providing system of the Eastern Roman capital of Constantinople (modern Istanbul, Turkey). Completed by Roman Emperor Valens in the late 4th century AD, it was maintained and used by the Byzantines and later the Ottomans, and remains one of the most important landmarks of the city. . . . . #istanbul#istanbullovers