Freitag, 31. Mai 2013

0160 Turkey

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Turkey’s Istanbul had been the capital of three of the world’s great empires: the Roman empire, the Byzantine empire, and the Ottoman empire. Istanbul is the only city in the world that is located on two continents: Europe and Asia.  
The Trojan War took place in Turkey. A wooden statue of the Trojan Horse sits on the site today (find on the card!!!).
Julius Caesar’s famous words, “Veni, vidi, vici” (which mean “I came, I saw, I conquered”), were uttered after he won the difficult battle against the kingdom of Pontus, which is located in northeastern Turkey.

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