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History of Turkish coffee

Posted by on December 3, 2014 – 05:56 pm

History of Turkish coffee

Turkish coffee is a beverage that has always been a part of Turkish culture. Sometimes people drink it for enjoying but sometimes it is used to predict the past and the future. And sometimes, art is practiced on it. It is the indispensable factor for the first step into marriage. There were poems and songs written for it. An example for it: ‘Heart wants neither coffee nor caf, heart wants chat, coffee is an excuse’. People should know how to make and drink it. Serving is even important. It is served on the silver trays with ornamented covers and…

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History Turkish Coinage

Posted by on November 30, 2014 – 05:50 pm

History Turkish Coinage

In July of 1908, the Young Turk revolution put an end to the despotic rule of Sultan Abdul Hamid II and restored the Ottoman Empire to the constitutional rule that Abdul Hamid had abolished in his first few years on the throne in the mid 1870s. In this first phase of the revolution, Abdul Hamid was allowed to remain on the throne as a constitutional monarch while the Ottoman Parliament and the Grand Vizier conducted the actual business of government(5). But like any power hungry and paranoid dictator, Abdul Hamid wasn’t going to simply take this…

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History of Turkish immigrants in Germany

Posted by on November 27, 2014 – 05:37 pm

History of Turkish immigrants in Germany

If only things had gone as well for others as they did for Ismail Tipi. He was 13 and didn t speak a word of German when, in 1972, he stood, nervous and miserable, in the main train station in Munich after arriving from Turkey. He missed his friends, the sea near his hometown of Izmir and his grandparents, who had raised him for the last four years. Tipi is just one of millions of Turkish immigrants in Germany, and yet his story is unique nonetheless. After he had spent five years attending school in Turkey, his parents brought him to Germany to…

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History, Turkish Invasion

Posted by on November 23, 2014 – 05:08 pm

History, Turkish Invasion

Thinks whites always ruled everything. Do you know how stupid you sound? If Spain hadn t held off the moors we d all be dark skinned. Eastern (Asian) armies almost conquered Europe. And I m sure you must be ignorant of the crusades and the turkish invasion of Europe. Get an education, you re an idiot.165.A.jpg?OpenElement

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Turkish history Hurrem Sultan

Posted by on November 21, 2014 – 04:27 pm

Turkish history Hurrem Sultan

It is well known that Istanbul has a famous reputation with it’s historical healing waters and Turkish baths. There are some tremendous steamy Ottoman bathhouses in Istanbul, including the very famous Caalolu and Galatasaray Turkish baths, but since the year 2011 for the first time it’s also possible for visitors to try out the spectacular 16th-century Ayasofya Hrrem Sultan Hamam right in Sultanahmet Square and designed for Kanuni Sultan Sleyman’s (Suleyman the Magnificent’s ) scheming wife Roxelana. As also known as Hrrem Sultan became a very popular…

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Turkish Jewish history

Posted by on November 18, 2014 – 03:58 pm

Turkish Jewish history

A paradoxical reflection of jewish values. Anyone honest person who has dug into the history in detail understands that the following. Jews are unquestionably indigenous to that region; lived there continuously for centuries; and the european diaspora who BOUGHT land in a turkish province had an equal -- but no greater -- right to live there in peace with the other people who had been there for centuries. One of the many tragedies here is that a sense of palestinian nationalism did not even begin to emerge until the early part of the 19th…

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Turkish slippers history

Posted by on November 17, 2014 – 03:33 pm

Turkish slippers history

The emberlitas Bath is located on emberlitas Square on Divanyolu Street situated in the midst of some of Istanbul’s greatest monuments. It is next to the Vezirhan monument erected by Constantine I (324 – 327). The Kprl Mahmud Pasa complex with its mosque, school and tombs are directly opposite the bath and at its sides are the Vezir Han and the old university building. Also in the near vicinity of the bath are the tomb of Sultan Mahmut II and its treasury, the Kprl Library, the Atik Pasa Mosque and school and the tomb of Ali Baba. The bath was established…

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Turkish Sultan's history

Posted by on November 13, 2014 – 03:13 pm

Turkish Sultan

1. The destruction of the Ottoman Khilafa because of Arab and Turkish nationalism-1924 This fervent Turkish nationalism under the leadership of Mustafa Kemal came into power in Ankara (Turkey s capital today). The Ottoman empire s last Sultan, Mohammed VI, fled in 1922 after the Sultanate had been abolished. Every member of the Ottoman empire was expelled from the country two years later. Turkey was proclaimed a republic, with Ataturk as its first president. Arab nationalism affected the fall of the Caliphate with the view that Arabs, not Turks…

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