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  • Sultan’s Allegiance to His Wine – Selim the Drunk

    Sultan’s Allegiance to His Wine – Selim the Drunk

    The son of Suleiman the Magnificent, II. Selim, was famous with his drinking habit and known as Selim the Drunk. He had this nick name because he was a heavy drinker. Indeed, it is believed that the reason behind the conquest of Cyprus was the production of beautiful wines from […]

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  • The Unknown Story of the Foundation of the Ottoman Empire

    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

    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

    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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  • Doga UK- A New Intersectıon For Insurance Market ın UK

    Doga UK- A New Intersectıon For Insurance Market ın UK

    An entrepreneur and an insurance professional from Turkey with 20 years of experience, is now in London to use his area of expertise for international insurance market. We asked him about his London projects and his new aims in insurance business… Why London? What kind of services do you intend to […]

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  • Baroque Art

    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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