Episode 84: The Mysterious Underground City of Derinkuyu

Apr 10, 08:00 AM

In this episode of "History For Weirdos," Andrew and Stephanie take us on a fascinating journey into the depths of Derinkuyu, an ancient underground city in modern-day Turkey. They explore its mysterious origins, its possible purposes as a refuge during times of conflict or as protection from harsh climate conditions, and the various civilizations that inhabited the city over the centuries. From the Phrygians to the Romans & beyond, we delve into the intricate details of daily life in this subterranean metropolis, examining the city's architectural marvels, its ingenious security measures, and the rich cultural lives of its inhabitants. Join us as we uncover the hidden stories and secrets of this remarkable underground city.
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