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Ancient Turkish Cities


Click on the name of a city on the Map of Turkey (or on the Navigation Pane) to read the time line and city guide of Turkey.


Agri Afyonkarahisar Ankara Aksaray Amasya Antalya Artvin Aydin Kars Adana Balikesir Batman Bilecik Bingol Bitlis Bolu Burdur Bursa Adiyaman Canakkale Cankiri Corum Diyarbakir Denizli Edirne Istanbul Izmir Nevsehir Konya Karaman Sivas Urfa Kirsehir Erzurum Trabzon Van Mardin Sinop Kastamonu Kayseri Manisa Kutahya Ordu Nigde Mugla Mersin Antakya Erzincan Hakkari Maras Elazig Malatya Gaziantep Rize Kirikkale Giresun Mus Zonguldak Yozgat Tokat


Ancient Anatolian (Turkish) Cities, Ancient Cities in Anatolia, Ancient Cities in Turkey


Anatolia-the heartland of Modern Turkey 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. A very roughly hewn upland region for the most part, it has been both a home and a highway for a bewildering variety of peoples for as long as there have been humans.

This list (Ancient (Turkish) Cities) will give a brief overview of Anatolian chronology from the earliest times to the present. It does not pretend to be complete in any sense; Anatolia is a very large area, and though there have been times, like the present, when it has been completely unified, there have also been many times when fragmented local nations were the rule. In such instances, I have either listed the most significant among local conditions, or simply indicated a general period of local conditions. Even during times of union with large Empires, very often outlying districts were partially or completely autonomous; read Xenophon's Persian Expedition for an insight into conditions obtaining in the Anatolian highlands of the Persian Empire, during the winter of 401/400 BCE.


An Ensemble of Photo's of Ancient Turkish Cities


Sources and Useful Links

  • Turkish Ministry Of Culture and Tourism

  • Antique Cities of Anatolia by Ministry of Culture and Tourism

  • Virtual Museum Tours by Ministry of Culture and Tourism

  • The History of the Ancient Near East

  • Anatolia

  • Sail Turkey

  • Virtual Tours in Turkey

  • http://www.arts.cornell.edu/dendro/93adplet.html

  • Aegean Dendrochronology Project December 2002 Progress Report

  • Bruce R. Gordon's Regnal Chronologies  

  • American journal of Archaeology vol. 95, No. 1, 1991

  • Archaeological Settlements of Turkey-TAY


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