At 5:30 AM, Tuesday morning, 26 August 2008, ‘’The Attack Concert’’ started with the master of ceremonies reading the opening section of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk’s ‘’Speech’’: Landed at Samsun on the 19th of May, 1919. This was the Present Situation of the Country The group of Powers, which included the Ottoman...
The Etruscan numerals shown on the so-called “Tuscania Dice” have been read as shown in the table below: The numeral 1 which other readers have read as “thu”, I read as “pir” since the Etruscan name appears more like a PR rather than a ThU. Additionally, we have a good...
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...
In the past and even presently, some people have been claiming that the name TURK came onto the stage of history only recently. This is intentional disinformation designed to deceive and misdirect people! Contrary to all the denials, the ancient world was dominated by the Turanian Tur / Turk...
Dear Friends, The word #3 of the "Words Under the Lens Series" is the Greek word TETHWRAKISMENOS which means "armored, ironclad", .  This means wearing iron-made protection (armor) on the body. In the word TETHWRAKISMENOS, the "TH" stands for the Greek letter "titha", that is, "TH" which is actually a combination...
Etruscan kings reigned in ancient ROME (i.e., "KIZIL ALMA") for at least a century. One of the Etruscan kings was named LUCIUS TARQUINIUS PRISCUS.   In my study at url http://www.polatkaya.net/Etruscan_name_related_words.html , I noted that one of the son's of the Lydian King ATYS who lead a part of the...
Dear Friends, The word #4 of the "Words Under the Lens Series" is the Latin word LEGATUS which means "ambassador", . 1.    The word LEGATUS, deciphered letter-by-letter as "ELGUTA-S", where letter "G" is a replacement for Turkish letter "Ç", is a restructured and disguised form of the Turkish expression "ELÇUTU" (ELÇIDI) meaning...
The month of August has a special meaning for the Turkish nation. When the Ottoman Empire was defeated at the end of the First World War, the 622-year existence of this once vast and glorious Empire came to an end on August 10, 1920, with the signing of the...
18 March is being celebrated as Martyrs Day and Canakkale Sea Victory Week in and around Canakkale and in several cities accros Turkey with many activites and the inauguration of a new park in Eceabat with a monument by Turkey’s most important sculptor, Prof. Dr. Tankut Oktem. The opening...
In 1986, a local man discovered a statue while tilling the soil in his small field in a place called Göbeklitepe - The Hill With a Belly. He took the statue to the Şanlıurfa Archaeology Museum where experts determined that it was perhaps created between 6000 and 7000 BC by the ancient people...