Classical antiquity

Low tide reveals ancient port in north Aegean town

The remains of a 2,500-year-old ancient port were revealed for the first time in a generation due to a low tide in Turkey's northern Aegean town of Ören.

"I've been hiking up here for many years. I've been watching the seaside. It's the first time I see such a huge low tide," said local resident Timur Yılmaz, who is a retired military sergeant.

Chinese doctors take Hippocratic Oath on Kos

Chinese doctors recently participated in a ceremony that revived the Hippocratic Oath in its birthplace, the Asclepeion archaeological site on the Greek island of Kos, where Hippocrates (460-370 BC), the ancient Greek father of Western medicine, lived and practiced, the International Health Tourism Center (IHTC) announced on Wednesday.

Body of missing man found off Marmara Island

A body that was found on Aug. 23 off Marmara Island belongs to one of the five men who recently went missing in the Marmara Sea, a DNA test has revealed.

Şükrü Kahraman, 28, Mikayıl Çelik, 30, Yusuf Büyükizgi, 29, Serdar Demir, 25, and Doğan Demir, 21, were sailing on sea bicycles along the shores of the Kumburgaz neighborhood in Istanbul before they went missing on Aug. 17.