Göbekli Tepe, Mother of Myths?

18 Nov

This is one of my Favourite archaeological sites and I am reading a book about it right now. FASCINATING !

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In February and March 2010 I visited Syria and Turkey as a part of a course in comparative religious studies at the University of Agder. We visited some of the western-worlds oldest religious places related to Judaism, Christianity, Islam and and other ancient holy sites. But none of the previous or later experiences, beeing it staying a few days living a monastic life at the Monastary of Deir Mar Musa Al Habashi, watching the pilgrims at the Tomb of Thecla in Ma’aloula or standing in Gods Feet at the mystic ancient cite of Ain Dara, came close to the ambiance and spiritual feeling you got at top of “Pot Belly Hill”, which is the translation of Gobekli Tepe from Turkish to English. I had never even heard of it before, and we sort of just “stopped by” between visits to the ancient cities of Ur and Harran. I…

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Posted by on November 18, 2020 in Uncategorized


One response to “Göbekli Tepe, Mother of Myths?

  1. Linnea Tanner

    November 18, 2020 at 10:53 pm

    This article is so fascinating that there is evidence of a great civilization dating back to 10000 BC making us rethink human history. Thank you, Rita, for sharing the article.

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