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2014-07-24 08:30:00

An adventure-fantasy series begins with Kios Chronicles, which will be featured at this year's Beijing Book Fair on August 27-31, 2014 in Beijing, China HARRISBURG, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A fantasy battle manga is sure to engage adventure comic book readers in author Adam Stoak's Legend of the King: Kios Chronicles. Readers get to follow a 12-year-old Kios and the challenges and adventures he endures on his way to attain the throne of Kavalie. There's fun, action, thrill,...

2014-06-26 08:29:15

ISTANBUL, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Successful first edition facilitates international partnerships and continued domestic manufacturing growth Leading events organiser, UBM Live, announces the successful launch of CPhI Istanbul 2014 [http://www.cphi-istanbul.com ], which took place on June 4th-6th 2014 at the Lutfi Kirdar International Convention and Exhibition Centre in Istanbul. (Logo:...

2014-05-06 04:23:30

ISTANBUL, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - CPhI Istanbul 2014 - International Pharmaceutical Ingredients Fair International CPhI Istanbul, the biggest pharma and pharmaceutical ingredients event in Eurasia organized by London-based UBM, will open its doors on June 4, 2014 at Lutfi Kirdar Istanbul Congress and Exhibition Center. The International CPhI Istanbul 2014 fair to be organized by UBM Turkey for the first time, is the biggest and most comprehensive pharma...

2014-04-29 12:30:47

Kid's Edutainment Brand Expands to 13th Country - Hosting More than 31 Million Global Visitors Since Opening in 1999 MEXICO CITY, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KidZania Istanbul opens today, making it the 13(th) country and 16(th) location where kids are completely in charge of their destiny as they navigate a kid-sized city and test drive careers of every kind - from doctor to secret agent to professional soccer player. To date, KidZania has hosted more than 31 million children...

Sardis Dig Yields Two Enigmatic Ritual Deposits
2014-03-04 11:42:49

Terry Devitt, University of Wisconsin - Madison By any measure, the ancient city of Sardis — home of the fabled King Croesus, a name synonymous with gold and vast wealth, and the city where coinage was invented — is an archaeological wonder. The ruins of Sardis, in what is now Turkey, have been a rich source of knowledge about classical antiquity from the 7th century B.C., when the city was the capital of Lydia, through later Greek and Roman occupations. Now, however, Sardis has...

2014-01-28 04:21:14

AMSTERDAM and ISTANBUL, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On 24-26 April 2014, Fi Istanbul will become once more the only food ingredients exhibition that joins together Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North Africa. Asia and Europe are amongst the largest economies in the world with Istanbul bridging these advanced markets. With such a superb geographical location, a rapidly expanding economy and being one of the largest countries in the world for agricultural...

Political Borders Of Ancient Antioch Realized Using Google Earth
2014-01-02 14:44:04

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online University of Cincinnati researchers have used Google Earth to display the boundaries of ancient Antioch. Antioch was an ancient city on the eastern side of the Orontes River near the modern city of Antakya, Turkey. The city is said to have been founded in 293 BC, and has seen cultures like Greek, Roman and Arab pass through it. Kristina Neumann and colleagues used Google Earth to convert historical data from a coin database into a...

New Scorpion Species From Ancient Lycia
2013-11-08 11:06:28

Pensoft Publishers Scientists discover and describe a new species of scorpion, Euscorpius lycius, coming from the area of ancient Lycia, nowadays the regions of the Muğla and Antalya Provinces in Southwestern Turkey. With the new discovery, the scorpions from this genus found in the country go up to a total of five known species. The study was published in the open access journal ZooKeys. Euscorpius is a genus of scorpions, commonly called small wood-scorpions. As their name suggest...


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Sea of Marmara
2013-04-18 22:26:30

The Sea of Marmara, or otherwise known as the Sea of Marmora or the Marmara Sea, is the inland sea that connects the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea, thus dividing Turkey’s Asian and European parts. The Bosphorus strait connects it to the Dardanelles and the Black Sea to the Aegean. The sea has an area of 11,350 square kilometers (280 kilometers x 80 kilometers) with the greatest depth reaching 1,370 meters. The salinity of the sea averages about 22 parts per thousand, which is slightly...

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