Veni Vedi Vici

After Caesar’s victory over Pharnaces he sent to Rome his simple report, “Veni Vedi Vici”.

Ormanpark Peacocks

This beautiful peacock was at a zoo (basically a few cages) in Ormanpark, a park located in Adapazarı, the capital of the Sakarya Province in Turkey.  For use elsewhere, credit: Tome of Trovius, https://tomeoftrovius.com The best way to support this website is to share it and this article across social media and with your friends. Let…

Historic Findings: Urartu in Erzurum & Van

belchonock / 123RF Stock Photo The Urartu civilization is bursting onto the scene. An Iron Age kingdom based between Lakes Van and Sevan, with a small presence near Lake Urmia, they had long been the antagonists of the Assyrians to the south and are regarded as the ancestors of the modern Armenian people. Near the…

Turkish Angora

This is a Turkish Angora cat, a special breed that developed naturally in Turkey. They have fluffy white fur and heterochromatic  eyes which can be blue, amber or green. Here’s a close up so that you can see it better. For use elsewhere, credit: Tome of Trovius, https://tomeoftrovius.com The best way to support this website is to…

A Horse From Sakarya

For use elsewhere, credit: Tome of Trovius, https://tomeoftrovius.com The best way to support this website is to share it and this article across social media and with your friends. Let me know how you found the article as well! Check out the info below the article. You can see my Facebook & Twitter Feed, different categories,…

Historic Findings: Zoroastrianism in Anatolia

nejron / 123RF Stock Photo The archaeological site Oluz Höyük is located in the Amasya province of Turkey, one of a number of provinces bordering the Black Sea provinces. The site is near a village close to the border of the Çorum province. It would be rather ordinary and dull, except for the fact that…

Historic Findings: Luwian BE5A

bepsphoto / 123RF Stock Photo   Clocking in at over 14,000 years old, an archaeological dig on Triquet Island (a small island appx. 450 km northwest of Vancouver) has unearthed an ancient human settlement belonging to the area of the current Heiltsuk nation. Some of the findings included an atlatl (spear-thrower), fish hooks and a…

Historic Findings: Arabian Gates CB2A2B

Credit: Google Search Stories A very weird discovery was made in Saudi Arabia recently. Through the power of Google Earth Professor David Kennedy of the University of Western Australia has recently discovered hundreds of stone gate structures lying across the Saudi desert. Prof. Kennedy has been exploring the ground for years after they were first…