Turkey Archaeology

Turkey Archaeology

According to smber, relevant discoveries have been made concerning all periods of Anatolian archeology. As regards the lower Paleolithic, the cave of Yarımburgaz, 20 km west of Istanbul, should be mentioned in particular; moreover in 1985 the excavations of Karain near Antalya were resumed, where the levels of the Middle Paleolithic are still investigated. The […]

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Turkey Architecture

Turkey Architecture and Cinema

Architecture. – Thanks to the civil acceleration impressed, starting from the Thirties, by Kemal Atatürk, Turkey is perfectly aligned with the contemporary architectural excursus of the West, without however forgetting in any case its own historical and social peculiarities. The invitation addressed by President Atatürk to several exponents of the modern movement to collaborate in […]

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Turkey Arts

Turkey Arts

In Turkey modern art, in the western sense of the term, has a past of just a century. In the Ottoman era, the Islamic prohibition of representing the human figure, the negative attitude of fanatical religious circles as well as the country’s delay in participating in the industrial revolution hampered the development of art in […]

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Turkey Cinema

Turkey Cinema

Turkish cinema, which in November 2014 celebrated the centenary of its birth, has enjoyed a renewed splendor in recent years which is reflected not only in the large number of productions, but also in a growing academic interest and in the significant presence of cinema in prestigious international reviews and festivals dedicated to it, such […]

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