They have come to Turkey or Istanbul and want to go to Cappadocia. Cappadocia, by bus, plane, train or private car. Kappadokien, old district in East-Central-Anatolia, lies on the rugged plateau north of the Taurus Mountains, in the centre of today's Turkey. Goereme National Park and the rocks of Cappadocia.
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Cappadokia (; also Cappadocia; Greek: Kapadokya) is a historic area in Central Anatolia, mainly in the provinces of Nev?ehir, Kayseri, K?r?ehir, Aksaray and Ni?de in Turkey. This name, which has been used throughout the course of time, is still used in traditional ways in European churches as an internationally accepted tourist term to describe a land of extraordinary wonder of nature, characterised by fairies stacks and a singular historic and artistic heritages.
The name Herodotus says that the name of the Cappadocians was used by the Persians, while the Greeks called them "Syrians" or "White Syrians" Leucosyri. The muskhoi, associated by Flavius Josephus with the Bible character Meshech, Japheth's sons, are one of the Kappadok clans he mentions:
"Mosocheni were established by Mosoch; now they are Cappadocians." In the Bible, Cappadocia appeared in Acts 2:9. Kappadokians were appointed as a group who heard the gospel of Galileans in their own tongue on the Pentecost just after the rebirth of Jesus Christ.
In this narrative, Genesis 2:5 indicates that the Cappadocians were "God-fearing Jews. It is also referred to in the Hebrew Mishnah, in Ketubot 13:11. Among the later Persian Empire kingdoms, Cappadocia was split into two satrapias or regimes, one of which comprised the centre and the interior, to which the name Cappadocia was still used by ancient Greeks, while the other was named Pontus.
Since the two counties remained separated after the downfall of the Iranian authorities, the difference was maintained and the name Cappadocia was limited to the internal provincial area (sometimes also referred to as Great Cappadocia), which will be the sole focal point of this work. Cappadocia still remained a nominal state of independence in the Strabo period (c. 64 BC - c. 24 AD).
Cappadocia' s only two towns described as such by Strabo were Caesarea (originally known as Mazaca) and Tyana, not far from the bull's heels. Fireplaces in Uçhisar, Cappadocia. Kappadokien is located in the heart of today's Turkey, in the centre of Anatolia. It is a high plain over 1000 metres high, interspersed with volcano tops, with the highest mountain Erciyes (old Argaeus) near Kayseri (old Caesarea) at 3916 metres. The borders of historic Cappadocia are blurred, especially in the western part.
The Taurus Mountains are the southern border with Cilicia and divide Cappadocia from the Mediterranean Sea. Cappadocia borders on the historic Lykaonia region to the southeast and Galatia to the northeast. Cappadocia, due to its position in the interior and its elevation, has an extremely continuous weather with warm, arid summer and cool, snow-rich-winter.
7 ] Rainfall is scarce and the area is largely semi-arid. Ariarathes, a Farsi nobleman, somehow became the Cappadoce' monarch. Being Ariarathes I (332-322 BC) he was a succesful sovereign and expanded the boundaries of the Cappadocian empire to the Black Sea. Cappadocia remained in peaceful conditions until Alexander died.
Then the former kingdom was split into many parts, and Cappadocia collapsed into Eumenes. Cappadocians, assisted by Rome against Mithridates VI of Pontus, chose a local prince, Ariobarzanes, to be successful (93 BC); but in the same year Army forces among migrants the Great arrived in Cappadocia, deposed the throne of Ariobarzanes and coronated Gordios as the new customer kings of Cappadocia, thus establishing a cushion area against the invading Romans.
Kappadocia was in the midst of the civilian conflicts, first for Pompey, then for Caesar, then for Antony and then for Octavian. During the Ariobarzanes period, a Cappadocian aristocrat received the crown, first in favor of Antony and then Octavian, and remained independent until 17 AD, when the enraged Tiberius called him to Rome and lessened Cappadocia to a Rome provincial state.
There are several subterranean towns in Cappadocia (see Kaymakl? UNTERERGROUND CITY). Subterranean towns have huge defensive nets of booby-traps on their multiple plains. Cappadocia' s fourth and eighteenth centuries ancestors were an essential part of many early Christians' philosophies. Among others, she brought forth another patriarch of Constantinople, John of Cappadocia, who was in 517-520.
As of the seventh and eighteenth c. cent. Cappadocia was split between Anatolian and Armenian thematic. During the 9th and 11th centurys the area covered the themes Charsianon and Cappadocia. Kappadokien is known for its caves. Cappadocia gradually became a confluence of the Turkic states founded in the Orient and Occident with the rising of Turkey's rule in Anatolia; part of the people became Islam, while the rest formed the ancient Cretaceous people.
At the end of the early twelfth centuries, the Anatolian Seljuks had gained exclusive control of the area. When the Seljuks settled in Konya declined and fell in the second half of the thirteenth centuary, they were slowly superseded by Karaman's Beylik of Karaman, who was progressively superseded by the Ottoman Empire in the course of the fifteenth centenary.
For the coming ages Cappadocia stayed part of the Ottoman Empire and is today part of the contemporary state of Turkey. The town was established in the 16th and 17th c. by a great Vesir from the town (Nev?ehirli Damat ?brahim Pasha) to act as local town. This is still the case today.
Many former Cappadocians had changed to a Turkic accent (in the meantime, in Grecian script, Karamanl?ca), and where the Grecian tongue was retained (Sille, Kayseri towns, Pharasa city and other neighbouring villages), it was strongly affected by the Turkic people. It is a spoken word in Cappadocian and is known as Cappadocian Greeks.
Cappadocia comprises 4 cities: It is situated south-west of the metropolis of Kayseri, which has air and rail connections to Ankara, Istanbul and other citys. Cappadocia' s main centres and tourist attractions are Ürgüp, Göreme, Ihlara Valley, Selime, Guzelyurt, Uchisar, Avanos and Zelve. Derinkuyu, Kaymakli, Gaziemir and Ozkonak are among the subterranean places of interest.
Balloon riding is very much appreciated in Cappadocia and is offered in Goreme. Sediments in ponds and brooks and Ignimbrite sediments that burst 9 to 3 million years ago, during the later Miocene to Pliocene eras, form the basis of the area. Cappadocia' s cliffs near Göreme dug up in the form of hundred dramatic columns and minaret-like shapes.
The inhabitants of the towns in the Cappadocia region have been carving homes, chapels and convents from the smooth rock of vulcanic slag. In the years 300-1200 AD Göreme became a cloister town. Goereme's first settlements date back to the Romans. Yusuf Koç, Ortahane, Durmus Kadir and Bezirhane in Göreme and the rock-hewn buildings and chapels in the Uzundere, Ba??ldere and Zemi valleys exemplify the past and can be seen today.
Göreme Open Air Museum is the most frequented site of the abbey community in Cappadocia (see Göreme Cathedrals, Turkey) and is one of the most well-known places in med. Turkey. More than 30 stone church and chapel carvings are part of the ensemble, some of them with magnificent frescos from the ninth to the eleventh centuries.
Yor, the Italian/French/Turkish hunter of the future was shot in Cappadocia in 1983. In 1989 the area was used for the sci-fi movie Slipstream to represent a windsurfing icon. The Spirit of Vengeance was also shot in the Cappadocia area. 17 ] Pier Paolo Pasolini's Medea, which was shot in the early Christians' cathedrals of the Göreme Open Air Museum, is inspired by the story of Euripides' Medea.
Cappadocia, a subterranean town in Turkey, is ruled by Templars. Cappadocia, The Masquerade is an endangered tribe of clans of vampires around Mount Erciyes. Cappadocia' s winters and wide panoramic views can be seen in the movie Winters Sleep (Turkish: K?? Uykusu) by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, who won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes 2014 Festival.
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