What Is Civilization?

What Is Civilization? One of the most striking aspects of attending the Dialogue of Civilizations was hearing experts on one ancient culture express how much they were learning about other cultures through this experience. In particular, several of them said their eyes were opened to the richness of the Maya civilization in a way they hadn’t been before. This was …

What Is Civilization?

What Is Civilization? One of the most striking aspects of attending the Dialogue of Civilizations was hearing experts on one ancient culture express how much they were learning about other cultures through this experience. In particular, several of them said their eyes were opened to the richness of the Maya civilization in a way they hadn’t been before. This was …

Turkey’s Top Archaeological Sites

Inside Turkey’s Top Archaeological Sites The Dialogue of Civilizations team visited two of #Turkey’s most spectacular archaeological sites this week in between presentations by archaeologists to the public about the five “founding civilizations” around the world. At Göbekli Tepe, Klaus Schmidt showed them around the oldest human-constructed ceremonial site in the world. (Learn more in the June 2006 National Geographic Magazine.) Later at Zeugma, …