22 Ağustos 2014 Cuma

WATER AND HUMAN CIVILISATION

The Sumerian texts constitute man's oldest known written documents and in the Gilgamesh Epic the term "Garden of the Sun" was used to signify the concept of paradise.
  
As mentioned in the Old Testament, the exact location of this heavenly area was the Anatolian Turkish landmass lying between the sources of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers.

"Then the lord God planted a garden in Eden, in the east, and he placed there the man he had formed. A river rises in Eden to water the garden; beyond there it divides and becomes four branches. The name of the third river is the Tigris; it is the one that flows east of Ashur. The fourth river  is Euphrates. Old Testament. Genesis (2:10-14)

"The “Garden of the Lord" mentioned in the Book of Genesis in the Old Testament is called Eden, and is synonymous with "heaven” or "paradise”.

Water has invaluable contributions to human civilisation on earth.

Human can survive without food but not water.

We are all human brothers were born to earth with drop ofwater and farewelled with water again.

We, Turks, has created a w​ater civilisation from Danube to Euphrates  and Tigris and from Nile to Volga with architectural monuments of bridges, water belts, baths (hammams), shadirvans and fountains.

Turkish Bath is world famous.

Turkish Construction History hosts the first examples of the water architectural monuments created by the mankind in the world.


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