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The Unknown Story of the Foundation of the Ottoman Empire

I have always been interested in memories / travel books written by foreign travelers, ambassadors or slaves who observed the political and social life of the Ottoman Empire. Among the most important of these publications  Reinhold Lubenau’s ‘Lubenau Travelbook’ and Stephan Gerlich’s ‘Turkey Diaries’ are known as most the prominent ones […]

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The Coast is Where the Sea Gives Up

Story starts like this; All the people created from the beginning to the end were gathered together before sent to the Earth. They answered a simple question asked; ” Whom do you worship ? ” Then the Universe and the Earth were created. After that the first male Adam and […]

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Shrek or Maurice

The comic hero most of us knew by the name of “Shrek” was actually a professional wrestler. Born in 1903 in France, the father of this wrestler was a railway engineer and his mother was one of the famous language professors of her time Maurice lost his father at a […]

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Baroque Art

The age of the baroque is generally dated by historians as lasting from 1600 to 1750. The artistic style spread throughout western Europe, taking on different characteristics as it developed against the backdrop of the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Counter-Reformation. Baroque art is usually described as theatrical, emotionally appealing, […]

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice (1813) is arguably the most popular work of British novelist Jane Austen (1775–1817). Along with Austen’s other novels, it was groundbreaking for its focus on middle-class life. The aristocratic realm had largely been the focus of earlier British literature. Its surprisingly modern plot, replete with comedy and […]

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British Settlement in North America

British settlers arrived on the shores of North America in two groups. First, in the early 1600s, English entrepreneurs built a colony at Jamestown in Virginia to look for riches in the New World, following the example of the early Spanish settlers in South America. After many setbacks, the Virginia […]

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Apostles

Among Jesus’s followers were his disciples, who traveled with and learned from him; and his apostles, whom he chose to continue his teachings after he died. The twelve apostles were, in effect, the first missionaries. As told in the New Testament of the Bible, they were the twelve men Jesus […]

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Raphael

Along with Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, Raphael (1483–1520) is considered one of the three greatest artists of the High Renaissance in Italy. Born near Urbino, Raphael was trained by his father, Giovanni Santi. Recognizing the boy’s genius, Giovanni sent him to the workshop of Pietro Perugino, a leading painter […]