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“Turkey and Greece: Exploring Biblical and Other Historical Ruins” is a book that focuses on highlights of a recent trip to Turkey and Greece. This eBook, which contains roughly 7,500 words, is considered to be a long article.
The book begins with an overall of Turkey and Istanbul, noting interesting facts for tourists. The reader travels through several ancient Biblical and historical ruins and cities, such as Troy, Pergamum, ancient Smyrna (modern day Izmir) and Ephesus in Turkey.
There’s also historical background information on Greece where the author visited cities and ruins, such as Athens, Corinth, Philippi and Thessaloniki. Scriptures, regarding the second missionary trip of the apostle Paul, as well those in the book of Revelation in which the seven churches are addressed, are also included.
After visiting Turkey and Greece the Scriptures come alive to Christians, after having walked in the footsteps of the Apostle Paul. The book also includes photos and concludes with useful traveling tips.

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Turkey and Greece: Exploring Biblical and Other Historical Ruins

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Turkey and Greece: Exploring Biblical and Other Historical Ruins

Cover Art and Photos by Ed Kichura

Copyright 2011 Venice Kichura

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Although the author has made every reasonable attempt to achieve complete accuracy of the content in this eBook, she assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions. Also, you should use this information at your own risk. Your particular situation may not be exactly suited to the examples illustrated here; you should adjust your use of the information and recommendations accordingly.

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Table of Contents

Introduction * Overview of Turkey * About Istanbul * The Blue Mosque * Hagia Sophia Church * Topkapi Palace * Sea of Marmara Region * Ancient Troy * Pergamon * Thyatira * Sardis * Philadelphia * Pamukkale and Hierapolis * Laodicea and Colossae * Ephesus * Ephesus Museum * Hereke Rugs * Ten Unique Facts About Turkey * Greek Island Excursions * Athens * Corinth * Mycenae * Thermopylae * Meteora Mountains and Monastery * Vergina * Berea (Verea) * Thessaloniki * Neapolis (Kavalla) * Philippi * Ten Unique Facts About Greece * Traveling Tips * Links and References * About the Author

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Introduction

Take a trip back in time with me to Turkey (Anatolia) and Greece as we visit ancient ruins, learn more of the seven churches mentioned in the book of Revelation and walk in the footsteps of the Apostles Paul and John. My 14-day trip to Turkey and Greek far surpassed my expectations. After admiring indescribable mountain scenery of both of these countries, I have to admit that our mountains here in North Georgia are only foothills. Never had I encountered such beauty.

Not only will you enjoy some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world, but you’ll also leave these countries with a deeper appreciation of the Holy Scriptures and biblical history. The Apostle Paul’s missionary journeys, as recorded in the book of Acts, and his epistles to his churches, were once confusing, but