The byzantine aqueduct drains the water from the Ayasuluk hill to the east and drains to the city

Any high point around Seljuk including the aqueduct are common nesting places for storks who return to the same location each year. After the eggs are laid in late April the birds stay right through to September before departing south to overfly Israel to Egypt.

The Storks are a bird mentioned in the bible in Zech 5, and their migration is an illustration of how Judaism was transported to Rome to become the new state religion under Constantine.

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