Ancient Greek Dialect Discovered in Northeastern Turkey

A quick bit of linguistic anthropology to round off your Wednesday afternoon. Greek linguist, Ioanna Sitaridou, located a population of people in Northeastern Turkish villages, near the Black Sea (or Pontus), speaking the Romeyka dialect of ancient Greek. Ancient Greek has not been in use for thousands of years, so a finding like this can give... Continue Reading →

Göbekli Tepe Temple in Turkey Predates the Pyramids of Giza

Just caught news of this temple from Newsweek and thought I'd share. I don't know much about it, in fact this is the first time I read about it. But I am asking my friend and colleague in Turkey about it... so I'll fill you in with any additional details as they come. The Newsweek article... Continue Reading →

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