I'd come to what was the necropolis outside the ancient city of Sardis to pay my respects to the apostle Barnabas.
Bar = Son of
nabas = encouragement
The church has been turned into a low quality icon museum but you can see where St. Barnabas's body once lay.
In nearby Famagusta the great Cathedral was turned into a mosque by the conquering Ottoman Turks but they protected the Greek Christians.
In 1974 the Greeks Christians fled to south Cyprus.
Christian Greeks to the south - Muslim Turks to the north
Ethnic cleansing ?
So I wondered what price encouragement today?