Two Americans, until recently resident in Istanbul offer an insider's look at all of Turkey, from its beautiful rugged coastline filled with ancient Greek and Byzantine ruins - featuring two of the world's most admired sites, Troy and Ephesus - to the modern nightlife and exotic shopping of Istanbul, Ankara, Antalya and more. Extensive history, culture and travel planning sections, with terrific coverage of Istanbul and environs, Black Sea and Mediterranean coasts, and first-rate advice on wonderful lodgings, exciting restaurants, where to see authentic whirling dervish performances, insider tips on how to bargain for rugs, best places to take a Turkish bath, and so much more.
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Only upon arrival in Greece did the Persians meet fierce resistance, but the most
valiant Greek opposition could do little more than delay a Persian army whose
thirst, Herodotus reports, emptied rivers. The Greeks once again sought to make
Mithradites' Pontic army was far larger than the Roman force, and it was already
besieging the important Roman city of Cyzicus when Lucullus arrived in the
winter of 67 B.C. Lucullus was unwilling to engage the Pontic army, and chose ...
known as Ataturk), had taken refuge at Ankara and formed an army. When the
Greeks and Turks finally met, the new nationalist army was ready, stealing the
initiative from the Greeks in the first battle of In6nu (January 10, 1921) and driving
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