In my Facebook, a valued friend, Ms Tina Frigerio, shared with me her photos of an Etruscan pyramid that, at its top, seems to have been used as an altar for Etruscan religious gatherings - during its usable days. With a note to me, she suggested: "I think that...
Dear Akhilesh Pillalamarri, I thank you for your kind and supportive comments. I appreciated them. Your scholarly questions are valid ones and they need to be answered with care. That is why I have taken time in responding. Scholars like yourself who show keen understanding in what I have written...
1.    ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The English word ACKNOWLEDGEMENT" is defined as a "noun" meaning: 1.     acceptance of the truth or existence of something. 2.  - the action of expressing or displaying gratitude or appreciation for something. - the action of showing that one has noticed someone or something. - a letter confirming receipt of something. 3....
A Panel Presentation at Bilgi University, Istanbul.  Organized by the Human Rights Association of Istanbul  24 April 2008 A first was accomplished in Turkey today when Ara Sarafian, the President of the Gomidas Institue in England (1) and the main speaker at the Panel, told the audience that he was...
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,...
Recently, on occasion of the “Turkish Cultural Season” celebrations in France, the daily “Le Monde” published a series of interviews with the Armenians, all of which viciously attacking Turkey. An intense campaign in France against the Turkish history and heritage is underway. Unscrupulously, Le Monde has not made any...
Below is an Etruscan Mirror:  From a book by Giuseppe Foscarini, “La Lingua degli Etruschi”, Item 11, p. 31. This mirror has two Etruscan inscriptions as names of a man and a woman as shown above. I first trancribe and describe the man’s name by reading the name from right-to-...
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...
A Book by Faruk Pekin and Hayri Fehmi Yılmaz, NTVYayinlari, March 2008, Istanbul, Turkey Turkey is home to unmatched geography and historical and cultural heritage. The greater landmass, Anatolia (Anadolu), referred to as ‘’where the sun rises’’, is also known as the ‘’Cradle of Civilisations’’... Many different people, tribes and...
Dear Friends, I have loaded a study of mine onto my website and I am writing this letter to share it with you all. This essay discusses the formation of a very large ancient floodwater lake created in the Lowlands of Siberia by the floodwaters from the melting ice shield...