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Massive Underground City Found in Cappadocia Region of Turkey

When the invaders came, Cappadocians knew where to hide: underground, in one of the 250 subterranean safe havens they had carved from pliable volcanic ash rock called tuff. Now a housing construction project may have unearthed the biggest hiding place … Continue reading

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Photographs of early Christian churches in the Cappadocia region on view at Penn Museum

.. if you happen to be in Philadelphia … The grandeur of Byzantine Christian art —preserved through the ages in early Christian churches in the Cappadocia region of Turkey —is the focus of a large-scale photography exhibition at the Penn … Continue reading

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