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 Trabzon is a town with over 300,000 people in northeast Turkey on the Black Sea coast (Figure 1). It was settled […]
Sam Topalidis (Pontic Historian) 2018 Introduction Greeks colonised Pontos in the north-east corner of Anatolia near the Black Sea from at least the 7th century BC (Tsetskhladze […]
Sam Topalidis1 and Russell McCaskie2 2018 (1Pontic Historian, 2Research Associate) Introduction Little has been written in English on life in the Trabzon region (Figure 1) on […]