The Archaeology of Santa Claus

With Prof. Mark Wilson

St. Nicholas, historically, was the bishop of Myra, a city along the southern coast of Turkey. On this program we discuss the historical legacy of St. Nicholas and the archaeological work that has taken place in his hometown. Our guest is Mark Wilson, the director of the Asia Minor Research Center in Antalya, Turkey, a neighboring city.

tags: Turkey Mark Wilson St. Nicholas Myra

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With Paul on the Roman Roads of Asia Minor

With Prof. Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson, the founder and director of the Asia Minor Research Center in Antalya, Turkey, has researched some of the Roman roads that would have been used by Paul during his missionary journeys recorded in the Book of Acts. These 2,000 year old roads can still be seen in many locations.

tags: Mark Wilson Asia Minor Apostle Paul Roman Roads

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Biblical Turkey, part 3

With Prof. Mark Wilson

Wrapping up our east-to-west review of Biblical sites in Turkey, we cover sites in central and western Turkey.

tags: Laodicea Ephesus Derbe Lystra Colossae Hattusha Iconium Pergamum Hieropolis Sardis Troy and Troas Alexandria Mark Wilson

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Biblical Turkey, part 2

With Prof. Mark Wilson

This second installment of our conversation with Mark Wilson covers some of the sites in central Turkey, between Antioch on the Orontes, modern Antakya, and Antioch of Pisidia. Our conversation includes discussion of Tarsus, the Apostle Paul's hometown, as well as Attalia (Antalya), the current home of Mark Wilson.

tags: Turkey Mark Wilson Attalia Antioch Tarsus Asia Minor Holy Land

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Biblical Turkey

With Prof. Mark Wilson

The beginning of our 3-part visit to the Biblical sites of Turkey, second in number only to Israel.

tags: Turkey Ararat Carchemish Mark Wilson Attalia

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