0 Likes

Hittite rockinscription, Goekcetoprak, Turkey
Cappadocia

Hittite rockinscription (2nd half of the 8th century BC) close to the village of Gökçetoprak. After the arrival of the Hittites, who spoke an indogerman language, in Anatolia, they took over the cuneiform writing from the Assyrians and developed their own writing (Luwian) too.

Copyright: Heiner straesser - derpanoramafotograf.com
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14884x7442
送信日: 23/11/2012
更新日: 29/05/2014
見られた回数:

...


Tags: hittite; religion; archaeology; nature; outdoors; green; wheat; inscription; luwian; anatolia
comments powered by Disqus

Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Tatlarin, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Tatlarin, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Cave church in Tatlarin, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Cave church in Tatlarin, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Cave church in Tatlarin, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Cave church in Tatlarin, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Cave church in Tatlarin, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Tatlarin, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Tatlarin, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Tatlarin, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Tatlarin, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
St Jean Cave Church, Gülsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey-2
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Stephanos Chapel, Cappadocia, Turkey
Smeggy Pants
Phone Box, Burnham Mkt Village Christmas Day
Felix Hagemann
Wurmberg Ski Jump
Michael Supercolor
masai exhibition
Marvin del Cid
Hatillo Cave
Alexander Otarola
Boruca
zeljko soletic
Dubrovnik from mount Srdj
Jozef Kokes
Synagoga, Stupava, Slovakia
Martin Broomfield
Sandbar Mange Reef, Mafia Island, Tanzania
Michael Supercolor
mafia island
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Piazza San Marco at Night, Venice, Italy
Sven Dohmeyer
Medienhafen, Duesseldorf
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Nerik09 6 oymaagac turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Agacalti church in the Ihlara valley
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Heiligenblut, Österreich
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Wasserburg bayern deutschland
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Guelbayir cappadocia turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Yilanli Church, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Nerik 10-3
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Cave church in Tatlarin, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Monastery Weltenburg, Bavaria, Germany
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Recep's house in Zeytinbagi
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Goereme
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Gargnano, Gardasee
More About Cappadocia

Cappadocia is a part of central Turkey. Eruptions of several volcanoes (e.g. Erciyes Dag, Hasan Dag) had covered the area with tuff. Erosion dug valleys and created an uncountable number of different shaped rocks. The tuff's ability to store water made the valleys much more fertile than the higher surroundings. After the arrival of the first people, they soon started to dig caves into the soft stone. By the time they developed the ability to dig cities into the underground with tunnels of several kilometers. A sophisticated pipe- and tunnel-system cared for fresh air and water, to enable the people to hide from enemies for a long time. In the 5th century hermits started to settle in the valleys and to paint their caves. In the next centuries more and more hermits and monks arrived and a rich cave-architecture with colourfull wallpaintings developed. The most famous are the churches of Goereme and the Peristrema Valley (=Ihlara Valley) between Ihlara and Selime. Today thousands of tourists from all over the world are visiting the area.