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Located at Via Vittorio Emanuele II 266, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy. Entrance shown below.
The archaeological site is located in western Crete east of modern-day Chania ( about 13 km) overlooking Souda Bay to the north and wonderful views of the White Mountains to the south. Aptera was inhabited since the Minoan times … Continue reading
Villa Romana del Casale (Villa Rumana dû Casali) is a large and elaborate Roman palace located about 3 km from the modern-day town of Piazza Armerina, Sicily. Through excavations archeologists have revealed one of the “richest, largest, and varied collections” … Continue reading
What is a falaj? A falaj in Oman refers to water that runs through a channel dug in the earth with the source of water being groundwater. The plural of the word ‘falaj’ used in Oman is ‘aflaj’, which is … Continue reading
The contemporary city of Varna originated as a settlement named as Odessos in the 5-th century B.C. by Greek settlers from Millet in Asia Minor. The Pontic settlement was founded around 570 B.C. In addition to the Greeks the inhabitants … Continue reading
Stratonikeia – also translated as Stratoniceia , Stratoniki, and Stratonike and Stratonice Stratonikeia is located in the Yatagan district of the Mugla province at the Eskihisar Village. Stratonikeia has been inhabited continuously from the Late Bronze Age (1500 BC) … Continue reading
Located 82 kilometers from Izmir with a history dating back to the 5000’s B.C.