Sam Topalidis (Pontic Historian) 2019 Historical Background From the 7th century BC, Pontos (northeast corner of Anatolia near the Black Sea) had several Greek settlements (Topalidis 2019). After […]
Soumela Monastery of Trabzon, The Greek Orthodox Monastery of the Virgin Mary, better known as Sumela Monastery, is one of the Black Sea’s highlights.
Sam Topalidis (Pontic Historian) 2018 Introduction Greeks established colonies around the Black Sea (Figure 1) by the 7th century BC including in modern Georgia, southern Russia, […]
By Sam Topalidis 2016 (Pontic author) Introduction There is a lack of written culture in English about Pontos, the northeastern region of Turkey adjacent the Black […]