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Turkish history Museum Istanbul

Posted by on July 10, 2014 – 05:30 am

Turkish history Museum Istanbul

(ANSAmed) - ANKARA, NOVEMBER 22 - On the initiative of the painter Bubni Hayom, 35 Turkish artists set fire to their works in Istanbul on November 19 to commemorate the victims of the 1993 Sivas massacre. On July 2 of that year, in the town in central Anatolia, 33 intellectuals of the Alevi minority group were burnt alive in a hotel that an angry crowd of Muslim fundamentalists had set fire to. Theburnt workswill be kept in a new museum called Unutmamak Muzesi (The Museum of Not Forgetting), announced the mayor of Istanbul s European neighbourhood…

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Bewafai Turkish Dramas history

Posted by on July 6, 2014 – 04:00 am

Bewafai Turkish Dramas history

Article by Aiman Amjad There was a time when Pakistani media industry was not much grown and there was just one channel which had fixed timing of dramas, cartoons, news and other programs. These all programs used to be family oriented but now the scene is totally opposite. There is chain of channels which is having all kind of stuff. Now, our industry is not just showing its own bold dramas but it is also broadcasting foreign dramas like Indian and Turkish, and destroying our culture. Turks have expanded their empire through media industry and their…

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Turkish theatre history

Posted by on July 2, 2014 – 07:27 pm

Turkish theatre history

Karagoz The shadow theatre, which involves two-dimensional figures casting their shadows on a screen, had important place in Turkey as well as throughout the larger area of the Ottoman Empire. The Turks, before they came to know shadow theatre in the sixteenth century, had enjoyed a long-standing established puppet tradition. There is virtually no kind of puppet show that Turkey has not tried. Puppet tradition came from Central Asia, but shadow theatre did not. Central Asia and Persia do not have shadow theatre. It was borrowed from Egypt in the…

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Turkish history Museum

Posted by on June 30, 2014 – 03:37 pm

Turkish history Museum

By mightywease Helpfulness 3 more images Housed in an old palace overlooking the Hippodrome the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts charts the history, influences and changes in Islamic Art through the use of pottery, tiles, artefacts, calligraphy, glass and metal work, manuscripts and friezes. There are some wonderful exhibits, especially the beautiful calligraphy and decorated manuscripts, vibrantly coloured tiles and also the exquisite, elaborate pins and brooches used to decorate turbans. The later galleries and the Main Ceremonial Hall contain…

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Turkish history Facts

Posted by on June 29, 2014 – 03:20 pm

Turkish history Facts

Some jews left Arab countries voluntarily. Some were expelled or left under threat of violence. Neither situation was the primary impetus behind the founding of the state of Israel. Israel -- as established by a vote of the UN in 1948 -- existed ONLY on the lands that Zionists bought from WILLING Palestinian Arab aristocrats ON LAND that had been, poltically, part of the Turkish empire. Your stories about what one particular woman in Egypt are hardly representative; likewise Ben Gurions after-the-fact hyperbole with respect to the KindertransportTop…

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Turkish Lira value history

Posted by on October 9, 2013 – 02:37 pm

Turkish Lira value history

The Turkish lira ( Trk Liras – TL ) was introduced in 1844 and was the currency of Turkey until 2005. That year Turkey switched to the New Turkish Lira ( Yeni Trk Liras – YTL, or more officially TRY ). They dropped six zeros of the old banknotes and introduced new banknotes and coins. As you can see further down, they are Euro look-alikes but unfortunately worth a bit less. And in 2009, the currency changed again to the Turkish Lira ( TL). Chronic inflation from the late 1970s onward, with a whopping 65% in 1, saw the Turkish Lira sharply depreciate…

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History of Turkish Sultan in Urdu

Posted by on August 28, 2013 – 09:29 am

History of Turkish Sultan in Urdu

Sultan Sulaiman succeeded his father in 1520, who was the greatest of the Ottoman Sultans. He was a statesman courted by every monarch ruler, who made the Turkish Navy the mistress of the Mediterranean, and for the glory of his court, for his power and splendour, he is known to European history as Sulaiman, the Magnificent. He went up to the walls of Vienna and returned only after the ruler of Austria accepted to pay tribute. He reformed the Turkish laws and is known in Turkish history as theLaw Giver . His portrait hangs today among the ten great…

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Turkish clothing history

Posted by on January 19, 2014 – 02:23 pm

Turkish clothing history

In the fall of 1921 a Turkish steam ship, named the SS Gul Djemal - beautiful rose - sailed into New York harbor. On that ship was my great-grandmother Rosa and her brother Eli; their father Isaac had arrived sometime earlier, all were Spanish speakers, all set sail from Turkey. My family spoke Spanish because their ancestors had fled Spain in the late 15th century when the Spanish government committed one of the most heinous acts in history, the ethnic cleansing of the Jewish population of Spain through near-total displacement of its JewsTurkey…

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