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.
“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, Turks, has created a water 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.By Bilge Tonyukuk Enstitüsü : August 22, 2014