Azerbaijan Georgia Turkey Project

Cultural History - Turkey

 

Bronze & Iron Ages

Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods

Turkish World after the 7th century AD

 

The tomb sanctuary of King Antiochus I at Mount Nemrud was built on a mountaintop in what is now southeastern Turkey in 62 BC. Antiochus I forged an alliance with Rome during the war between Rome and the Parthians. (Image courtesy of the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey)

 

Magnificently spanning the Bosporus Strait, the First Bosporus Bridge in Istanbul connects Orakoy (in Europe) and Beylerbeyi (in Asia). Completed in 1973, the bridge embodies Turkey’s historic role linking Europe and Asia. (Image courtesy of the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey)

 

The lavish Topkapi Palace complex in Istanbul, Turkey, was the primary residence of Ottoman. (Image courtesy of the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey)

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