An On-Line Introduction to Turkish Culture
This is one of the best sites prepared by the University of Austin in Texas. You will find from A to Z about Turkey.
This site includes a search engine of current events in Turkey. An excellent resource for catching up on what is happening.
The first section of the "Turkish Mythology" pages reflect original Turkish myths which had occurred in Central Asia, the historical and legendary homeland of Turks. The second section, "Myths in Türkiye(Turkey)", presents some of the myths that have their locale in Turkiye.
Read a detailed description of the myth of King Midas.
Basic information on Turkish culture with photos.
Includes recipes for some of those special Turkish delights that add so much to a tour of the country.
A discussion of altered states of consciousness, comparing those achieved without drugs through religious experience to the drug induced experiences of the 1960s generation. Includes newspaper editorials about the whirling dervishes from Turkey.
Turn on your computers speakers! This site provides an introduction to the Turkish language including common phrases. Each term is shown and spoken for the visitor.
This site provides a tour of Turkey through photographs. Business and travel information is also available. Since the recent earthquake, information for making donations has been added.
This site provides an excellent reference map of Turkey.
This site offers several selections of Turkish music.
Mariana Ornelas, a faculty member in the Humanities department, received a Fulbright grant this summer to visit Turkey and explore women's issues there. The result is a fascinating website, filled with photographs she took and information on women and carpet weaving, Gecekondu women, professional women, women politicians and women activists. This is great reading.
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