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Dear friends,

Today I wanted to go on a historical journey in Anatolia.

Without going too far into the mazes

without getting lost in the details ...

Have a good trip.

Today I will tell you about Galatians. In fact, his footprints in Anatolia and many parts of the world.

possible to see.

According to historical sources BC. We can follow its existence since the 6th century.

A warrior, headstrong, brave people who do not like agriculture in the Marseille region of southern France, they do not like much production.

They are used to looting.

They are experts in drying meats. He doesn't like to plant wheat, but he loves to eat and they make delicious breads, which I don't know if it's the same bread, but when you say GALETA today, you can find it anywhere in the world. Even for GALETA flour, it is not necessary to go too far because it is almost in our kitchen.

One of the communities that has the most headache in Rome.

Let us remember the famous Asterix series of the French.

Gauls and Romans.

Although they do not have an irregular military hierarchy, they always beat Roman soldiers very well. They love dealing with potions, they love eating, drinking and feasting.

Apart from the fun part, it is a tribe that likes to migrate or does not hesitate to migrate.

They are not afraid to protect themselves. However, they know that the area they enter needs protection.

Once upon a time there was the parking mafia. After putting your car in a very convenient place

A friend came and asked for money. If you don't want to, don't give it up, but they'd say your car isn't safe here. Here the GALATS asked for an extraordinary tax if they wanted to put their heads on the pillow with peace when they enter the land of a kingdom. It was also called GALATIKA.

They first headed for Italy and occupied all of Rome except the Capitol, freeing it of gold by their weight. They then came to Macedonia, the Balkans, Thrace, and Anatolia, respectively.

Of course, they couldn't do without visiting Istanbul in all these ways.

In 279 they sacked the city of Delphi in Greece. That same year, they threatened the city by establishing a headquarters on the hill opposite Istanbul (Byzantium).

After lengthy negotiations, the Byzantines agreed to help the Galatians settle around Adapazari on the condition that they would not encircle the city with walls and help them cross the Bosphorus. Some of the Galatians, who spent a winter in Istanbul, stayed in Istanbul and assimilated. The name of the region known today as GALATA is said to come from Galatians.

Even now, it has some ways of crossing from Europe to Anatolia.

1- A bridge over the Bosphorus, a tunnel underneath or an intermediate ferry.

2-Ferry Gelibolu- Lapseki.


Our famous city on the Aegean coast. Its old name is GALLİPOLİ. Sounds familiar doesn't it? Then the city of WALES.

The Galatians chose the Dardanelles, or Hellespontos, to cross into Anatolia.

As they gave their names to the city, we understand that they did not say hello and passed.

In fact, they came by invitation.

They arrived at the invitation of the King of Bithnia (present-day Iznik and its environs) Nikomedes. You will understand that when our king had a sovereignty problem with his brother, he asked the Galatians of Thrace for help. Of course for a fee.

Because the Galatians did not brandish swords in vain, friends. As a paid soldier, you could see them in many armies.

Now they are in Anatolia.

About 20,000 people, not just warrior men, but women, children, and families.

First, they settled around the Sangarians of Western Anatolia (present-day Sakarya River).

They loot the Aegean region and take over the city of Milet for a time. They were only defeated by the King of Pergamum Eumenes and passed to central Anatolia.

In fact, they come in three tribes. Date a. C. 277

Each aspect is distributed in a region.

The Tektosags were the tribe of a Celtic tribe called (Volk). Tektosages means "wealth seekers" in Celtic.



Today, their habitats are very familiar places within the borders of the Central Anatolia region.


Ancyra - Today's Ankara

Pessinus- Sivrihisar

Tavium -Yozgat-Büyüknefes

Gordion- Ankara- Polatli

The region where they are found is called GALATYA on the maps of Anatolian civilizations.

Our Galatians, who occupied a place in central Anatolia in the mixed political geography of Anatolia after Alexander the Great, gradually settled and Hellenized first and then during the time of Emperor Augustus. They come under Roman rule at the age of 25. King of Ancyra of that time

He has a temple built in Ankara to show his respect for Rome and Emperor Augustus.

One wall of the temple is still standing.

The life story (Res Gestae) of Emperor Augustus in his own language is still available here. Just go to the Holiness office of him Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli to see him. The remaining wall of the temple is right next to the Hacı Bayram Veli mosque, behind the tomb.

It is said that he wrote his letters to Christians here while St. Paul was visiting for the spread of Christianity in Anatolia. LETTERS TO THE GALATES. The ninth book of the New Testament.

Dear friends, are we getting too serious?

Let's joke around a bit and close the topic slowly.


The warriors in baggy pants, whom the Romans called Welsh,

The masters of sausage, beer and breadcrumbs,

Breeders of animals, children of those who know very well how to store meat by drying,

Shepherds of the famous goats called Angora.

Ancient times, fighting naked on the battlefield, disregarding death,

Dark warriors who mocked the Hellenic gods.

Children of Mother Earth.

ANGARA babies, (it is said who was born in Ankara) will understand ...


Three tribes came from Macedonia to Thrace and from there to Anatolia to Ankara.

What happened to the others?

The borders of Gaul were the regions along the western bank of the River Rhine in present-day Northern Italy, Belgium, western Switzerland, parts of the Netherlands, and Germany, as well as France.

After 12 years of wars during the reign of the Roman Emperor Caesar, GALYA was completely captured by the Roman Empire.

The Romans did not initially interfere with the religion and culture of the Gauls.

After a time of the valiant Gallic warriors, who began to learn Latin, a civilization called the Roman Gauls was born.

After the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in 476, Gaul, the Romans adopted the name Frank.

They became the ancestors of the French today, and the country was called France.

In the communities that migrated from Central Europe to Great Britain, they merged with the Celts who were there.

In the famous Hollywood production Braveheart, we see the same markings on these fearless warriors.

In addition to the branch of the Tektosags that emigrated to Anatolia, another branch settled in Toulouse (the present French city of Toulouse).

Dear friends,

Here you are from Marseille, Toulouse, Ankara, Çorum, Yozgat, Eskişehir,

A story that stretches from the famous Roman Emperor Caesar to the Gauls, from Emperor Augustus, who added his name to the calendar we still use, to Hacı Bayram Veli, from Pergamum to Saint Paul.

Who knows and what else is inside and after that that we haven't mentioned yet and will be remembered?

Friends should look at ANATOLIA, who loves her story.

To the Greek-speaking Christian Turks of central Anatolia, Karamanlis, who want to further follow in the footsteps of the Galatians,

Or I would say that she should look at the Muslim and Turkish Karamany Principality, which declared Turkish an official language, which was not under Ottoman rule for a long time.

Maybe we'll take care of it together sometime.

Stay with the story, stay curious.

Our route is ANATOLIA

Our route is HUMAN

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