Posts tagged: Saints

The “Father of History” was born on the Southern coast of Turkey

Herodatus of Halicarnassus (Bodrum) was born on the Southern coast of Turkey in 484 BC and wrote ‘The Histories’ , definitely one of the most entertaining books ever written and the first great work written in Greek prose.

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St. Nicholas – the life, the legend

The life and legend of St. Nicholas of Patara, Myra, Gemili and Bari; the model for Father Christmas and a Saint of the Eastern and Western Christian Churches. (The Orthodox and Latin Church). A young man named Nicholas was born in Patara on the coast of Asia Minor (now Turkey), about 270 AD, of wealthy […]

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Early Christian Churches

An outline of the Evolution of the Architectural form of the Early Christian Church on the Coast of Asia Minor (now Turkey): from 310 to the 8th Cent AD This essay seeks to show the evolution of the form of the early Christian Church from the conversion to Christianity in 306 AD of Emperor Constantine […]

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St. Nicholas lived on the southern Turkish Coast

St. Nicholas, originally the son of a wealthy grain merchant of Patara in the province of Lycia, lived on the southern coast of Turkey in the 4th Cent BC. Scholarly when young, he became a bishop at a young age and attended the Council of Nicaea with Emperor Constantine. Eventually, many years later, after his […]

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