Saturday, October 17, 2015

"A Gladiator battle field is unearthed in Turkey" - Turkish Daily news on research in Anavarza

A "gladiator" - pay to take his picture!
This was an immense city, with a special area designated for gladiator fights.

Anavarza, near modern day Adana, was close to St. Paul's home city of Tarsus. Gladiator fights took place during the time that the New Testament was being written.

This is just one more spectacular discovery by archaeologists in Turkey, where there are an estimated 5,500 ancient cities.

Of those, about 800 sites are being explored, but none of them, even Ephesus, are anywhere near being completed for their archaeological heritage and riches.

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