We would like to express our thanks and gratitude to:

Prof. Dr. Tanju İnal, Director of the School of Applied Languages, Chair of the Translation and Interpretation Department, for her support and concern in the organization of the translation of the texts and the simultaneous translations.

Dr. Nalan Fırat, archaeologist, Ms. Yağmur Ökten, Ms. Çise Dönmez, fourth year students in the Translation and Interpretation Department in the School of Applied Languages of Bilkent, for the Turkish translation of the Abstracts.

Ms. Rana Nelson, editor, for the editing of the English texts.