Course Code: 1AD05B21
Start Date: 21/02/2022Day of the Week:
Length in weeks: 5
The land we now call Turkey, at the crossroads of Eurasia, was known to the Greeks as Anatolia – the Land of the Rising Sun. The Enlightenment saw it as an eastward extension of the Classical Aegean; around 1900 archaeologists became aware of the Bronze Age Hittites; but it is only in the last 60 years that sites have been uncovered that push back the origins of the story another eight millennia, to span the entire history of our modern settled lifestyle. We shall follow the early stages of this story from its roots to the last millennium BC.