Introduction: In this essay I will present an in depth understanding to the identity of the ancient Masarian civilization - which has been usurped by the wandering gipsies of old days and falsely renamed as 'Egyptian', meaning "Gypsy", - as if this very old civilization was their own. Thus, the...
The Last Trip to Allianoi, The Ancient Thermal city near Bergama, Turkey Sunday, February 3, 2008 Allianoi has been in the news during the past several years when it became known that the world’s oldest known ancient thermal city wolud be flooded when the nearby irrigation Yortanli dam would start...
(Turkey’s Tallest and the World’s Third Tallest)  August 13, 2004, Manisa One of the most meaningful monuments in Turkey was inaugurated near Manisa recently in honour of the Nationalist Forces (Kuvay-i Milliye) who were the first volunteers to fight against the invading Greek army and initiate the War of Independence...
In 2010, the Irish President Mary McAleese paid a visit to Turkey. During that visit, a historical event that took place in 1847 between these two countries was remembered and covered widely in the Irish press.  The case in question was the Irish Potato Famine or the Potato Blight that...
A  Historical  Record - A Greek Tragedy And Greek Amnesia By Ayhan Ozer The Turkish-Greek friendship was conceived and realized in the 1930s by Ataturk and the then Greek Prime Minister Venizelos to promote the mutual interests of the two countries in a spirit of cooperation and harmony. Later, however,...
Students aged between 8 and 14 from around the world began arriving in Turkey on April 16 to take part in the greatest show on earth – the 29th International April 23 Children's Day Festival - in Antalya. The students were greeted at the airport and taken to the...
The “In Our Pages” section of the International Herald Tribune (2/10/2009), published a re-print of a news article dated 1909 from Constantinople, “1909 Turkish Exodus” which states: The non-Mussulmans, who must now serve in the Turkish army, will be enrolled next week. This project has already caused a considerable number...
In Part-1 of this study, we noted that Sardinia was called Ichnusa (the Latinised form of Greek Hyknousa), Sandalion, Sardinia and Sardo by the ancient Greeks and the Romans.  And the term SARDONIC was the adjective of Sardinia.  We examined many Sardinia related names and words. Among them, we...
This year, on October 29 the Turkish Nation will celebrate the 88th Anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic in Turkey. It is an epic saga that started on May 19, 1919, and came to a glorious climax on October 29, 1923, with the rebirth of a nation. No...
This is a book about World War II, which has been presented to the world as the West’s greatest triumph, between 1939 and 1945, lasting for six years. Niall Fergusson, however, presents the view that the war was actually the result of the fifty-year struggle between rival empires, waged...