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Friday, 5 February 2016
Historic church discovered in Turkey’s Nevşehir ‘could change history of Orthodoxy’
historical church has been discovered underground during excavations in
Turkey’s Cappadocia region, with experts saying the frescoes inside
could change the history of Orthodoxy
Yet another historical church has been unearthed in the Cappadocia
region of Central Anatolia and experts are excited about its frescoes,
which depict scenes hitherto unseen.
The church was uncovered
by archeologists during excavation and cleaning work in an underground
city discovered as part of the Nevşehir Castle Urban Transformation
Project, implemented by the Nevşehir Municipality and Turkey’s Housing
Development Administration (TOKI).