Matt Atherton wrote an article on the 27th of January 2016 sharing the exciting discovery of one of the oldest underground cities.
The most exciting part of the discovery is the fresco’s that are depicted in the Church.
Let me share an excerpt from the article:
“An 1,500-year-old underground church has been discovered in Turkey with never-before-seen frescoes depicting Jesus and “bad souls being killed“. The church was found in the world’s largest known underground city in the Cappadocia region of central Turkey.The frescoes have been described as depicting Jesus rising into the sky – known in Christianity as the Ascension – and the destroying of evil – known as the Last Judgement. The discovery of the church itself – which archaeologists suggest could be more than 1,500 years old – still has secrets to be revealed, as so far only the roof and uppermost part of the walls have been uncovered. “Only a few of the paintings have been revealed,” said researcher Ali Aydin, who told the Hurriyet Daily News: “There are important paintings in the front part of the church showing the crucifixion of Jesus and his ascension to heaven. There are also frescoes showing the apostles, the saints and other prophets Moses and Elyesa.”
This is pretty exciting if we consider that this dates to the 5th century. “The discovery of the church itself – which archaeologists suggest could be more than 1,500 years old”. Interestingly enough we find these truths about Christ to be solidified in the depictions of this early Christian art! Surely, even the stones will cry out!