He crossed to Katie and sat on the ottoman in front of her.
Ancyra was the centre of the Tectosages, one of the three Gaulish tribes which settled in Galatia in the 3rd century B.C., and became the capital of the Roman province of Galatia when it was formally constituted in 25 B.C. During the Byzantine period, throughout which it occupied a position of great importance, it was captured by Persians and Arabs; then it fell into the hands of the Seljuk Turks, was held for eighteen years by the Latin Crusaders, and finally passed to the Ottoman Turks in 1360.
He sat on the ottoman in front of her, reaching out to tuck her hair behind her ear.
He had a bowl in one hand and pulled the ottoman closer, seating himself close to her.
Darian resumed his seat on the ottoman and took her hands again.