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So, basically, the ancient Greeks painted statues like RPG gamers paint figurines.  (I actually like the statues better without the paint.

Ultraviolet light reveals how ancient Greek statues really looked

So, basically, the ancient Greeks painted statues like RPG gamers paint figurines. (I actually like the statues better without the paint.

Turkey’s population may be 99% Muslim, but these lands draw tens of thousands of Christian pilgrims each year. The Ecumenical Patriarch, spiritual leader of the world’s 300 million Orthodox, lives in Istanbul, a vestige of the Byzantine Empire. The grotto dug by the Apostle Peter in Antioch was the first Christian house of worship, while a 1st-century patriarchal church is said to have been located underground in today’s unprepossessing Istanbul district of Fındıklı.

17 facts about Turkey that will surprise you

Turkey’s population may be 99% Muslim, but these lands draw tens of thousands of Christian pilgrims each year. The Ecumenical Patriarch, spiritual leader of the world’s 300 million Orthodox, lives in Istanbul, a vestige of the Byzantine Empire. The grotto dug by the Apostle Peter in Antioch was the first Christian house of worship, while a 1st-century patriarchal church is said to have been located underground in today’s unprepossessing Istanbul district of Fındıklı.

Stone Heads at Sunset, Nemrut Dağı, Turkey | by Rowan Castle

Stone Heads at Sunset, Nemrut Dağı, Turkey | by Rowan Castle

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