There is no single and fully reliable version on this subject.
According to the Turks, the name dates back to the time when their country pursued an active aggressive policy and tried to conquer the coastal peoples.
Those, of course, offered fierce resistance, which is why the Turks called the sea “Karaden-Giz”, which can be translated as both black and inhospitable, evil sea. Continue reading
According to some scientists, the Red sea was so named because of the seasonal redness of the water associated with the reproduction of reddish single-celled algae.
However, historians believe that the name of the sea in some ancient languages unknown to modern science did not mean the color of the water, but the location of the sea, and the word “red” in this case means “southern”. Continue reading