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Pictures of Hasankeyf, Images, Photos of the ruins of Hasankeyf Turkey





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Pictures of Hasankeyf, Turkey. Images of the Old Tigris Bridge of Hasankeyf & its mosques & ruins.
Hasankeyf is an ancient city with a citadel on high cliffs above the River Tigris.

The Romans had built the Cephe fortress on the site and the city became the Kiphas fortress and a bishopric under the Byzantine Empire. It was conquered by the Arabs, in ca. 640, renamed Hisn Kayf. In the 12th century, the city was successively captured by the Artukids as their capital....
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