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... Tarsus under the reign of Antiochus III (223-187 B.C.) during the period of the Seleucid Empire. So there existed a well-established community of Jews in Tarsus by the time of the 1st century.
Paul was born a Hellenistic Jew and a Roman citizen in Tarsus, likely through the political entourage of a relative who was a Roman citizen as well. Most often Roman citizenship was inherited from the father of the child. Even if the woman was a Roman citizen, if ...
... We found a beautiful spot by a small dry river for lunch; as you can see in the second picture; half an Effes beer has had an effect on the co-pilot.
Whoa! the main driver had a nap after 300km and being forced to consume beer to keep the afternoon driver safe.
Coming off the top of the plateau was amazing, we jumped 2 months in seasons, so the wheat was almost ready to cut and the sunflowers were just opening up. ...
... The road bound to drop off the end of the earth but for a strip of hazed blue-purple that rose up to sharp peaks laden with snow. Perfecting the scene a scorching red sunset shone a warmth over the land morphing colors for an amazing few hours of riding. I felt very lucky to be there; the cold wind blowing off the mountains numbed my face and chapped my grin.
The kind care of the Turks can not be described fully and nor can my gratitude. Each ...
... here was to visit St. Paul's well built in Roman times and sitting beside what is considered, by some, as the site of his family home (which can be seen at ground level under a glass platform). Somehow St. Paul's Church, which was included in our itinerary, was skipped.
The Roman city of Tarsus was believed to have been the meeting place of Antony ...
... Age people (theirs was only a Bronze culture). This was a summer retreat for the Hittite kings. We entered by one lion gate & exited by another. Wonderful relief carvings, made even more powerful by the setting. They spoke to us clearly across 3 millenia - musicians & warriors, sacrificial bull, a boat with oarsmen, a mother suckling a child beneath a tree, the Sun God looking reminiscent of scary dreams. The small museum held other treasures - a tree ...