Even more ancient Turkish delights May 4th 2012 Xanthos the Lycian capital ( 8th C BC), a fortified citadel.
Site of a famous battle where, rather than be taken captive by the Romans (They had refused to pay taxes to the Romans) the defeated Lycians put their women & children to death by burning the citadel, and then fighting to the death. Brutus was so appalled by the sight of a woman & her young baby being burned that he tried, unsuccessfu ... read more
Middle East » Turkey Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more