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Several Beautiful Sights In North Sumatra
525 wordsI believe that every country has its own unique and beautiful sights for people to visit. For example, in my country, Indonesia has many popular destinations for visitors. For decades, tourism in my country has become an important sector in foreign exchange earner. A lot of significant progresses have been made to meet the demand in tourism sector. One of the most popular areas that provide visitors with the beautiful sights is North Sumatra. North Sumatra is one of the biggest provinces at Indo...
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Political And Social Ottoman Empire
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Austro Hungarian Empire First World War
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Religious Tolerance Ottoman Empire
1,055 wordsAll empires constantly evolve, declining and rising in status. Many empires have collapsed, only to start again under a different name. Like all empires, the three Muslim Empires, the Ottomans, Safavid's, and Mughals have faced this inevitable state. Although each individual empire is different, they each have similarities in their reasons for decline. Whether it is social, religious, economic, or political reasons, the empires, like many others, have fallen. The Ottoman Empire, founded by Osman...
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The Janissaries Of Ottoman Turkish Empire
955 wordsThe Janissaries was an elite corp. in the standing army of the Ottoman Empire from the late 14 th century to 1826. Highly respected for their military prowess in the 15 th and 16 th centuries, the Janissaries became a powerful force to be reckoned with on the battlefield, and in government administrations. The janissaries were organized into three unequal divisions: the combat, b"ol " ukhalki, and sean. The Janissary corps was originally staffed by Christian youths from the Balkan provinces who ...
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Geoffrey Use Of Sarcasm To Describe His Characters
1,743 wordsGeoffrey Chaucer used sarcasm to describe his characters in "The Canterbury Tales. " It will point out details that are seen in the book that help explain how he used this sarcasm to prove a point and to teach life lessons sometimes. I will also point out how this sarcasm was aimed at telling the reader his point of view about how corrupt the Catholic Church was. Chaucer uses an abundance of sarcasm, as opposed to seriousness, to describe his characters in "The Canterbury Tales. " Chaucer did no...
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Haidar Ali And Tipu Sultan
2,386 wordsHaidar Ali and Tipu Sultan The book Confronting Colonialism: Resistance and Modernization under Haider Ali and Tipu Sultan by Irfan Habib is a compilation of essays devoted to Mysore under Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan. It is part of the remembrance of the second centenary of Tipu's last stand against the British at Srirangapatnam observed by the Indian History Congress. The idea, one assumes, is to underline the need to research the historical space inhabited by the two rulers, and to make a more u...
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Holy Roman Emperor Pope Urban Ii
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Ring Was The True Nathan The Wise Jewish
673 wordsENLIGHTENED JEWS Moses Mendelssohn, who was born in 1729 in central Germany, came from a poor Jewish family. He was fortunate to get a traditional Jewish education with some philosophical input. At age fourteen, he moved to Berlin to continue studying with his rabbi. While in Berlin he learned French, Italian, English, Latin, and Greek on top of the German and Hebrew he previously knew. Mendelssohn began to write and publish some philosophical essays in German. To some he was known as the Jewish...
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East And West West Africa
1,499 wordsIn Ibn Battuta Ibn Battuta In Said Hamdun and Noel King s book Ibn Battuta in Black Africa, they point out some especially important contributions still lasting to modern day studies of society. In the year 1331 c. e, the world s major civilizations were in fact growing and advancing at an astonishing rate. Historians know quite a bit about a few cultures and empires of this time. These societies such as the Romans, Greeks, and Chinese to name a few kept written records of daily life and events....
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Radin Mas Ayu Decided To Marry Pangeran
590 wordsLong ago in the kingdom of Java, there lived a young Sultan and his brother named Pangeran Adipati Aug. An able and strong man, the young Pangeran was much loved by his people. One day, during a palace celebration, the Pangeran fell in love with a beautiful dancer and decided to marry her. However, his brother the Sultan objected because she was a commoner and a palace dancer. In spite of this, the young Pangeran decided to marry her secretly. The marriage bore them a beautiful daughter who they...
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Traditional African Military Power
886 wordsMali, One of the Greatest African Civilizations Mali s Culture and Government After the kingdom of Ancient Ghana, the next great West African Empire to emerge was the kingdom of Ancient Mali. Ancient Mali and Ghana shared a number of different features, however they also were extremely distinct from each other in many ways as well. For example, unlike Ghana, a great deal more information and written records about the kingdom of Mali still exist. With the resources that have endured a much better...
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Younger Brother Northern China
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283 wordsThe Ottoman Empire The Ottoman Empire was founded in the late thirteenth century and last until the early twentieth century. This empire was one of history s greatest military empires (564 McKay, Hill, Buckler) that was centered around the present day country of Turkey. The Ottoman Empire, once, at its peak had controlled a vast area extending from the Balkan Peninsula to the Middle East and North Africa in the middle of the sixteenth century. This was accomplished under the rule of Suleiman the...
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Islams Black Slaves Ronald Segal Great
963 wordsIn the service of the Sultan Islams Black Slaves: A History of Africa's Other Black Diaspora Ronald Segal 241 pp, Atlantic Books At a time when the United States, crusading Christianity's last outpost, is again mounting its mangy charger, along comes another book documenting a dark, half-forgotten and deeply unsavoury aspect of Islam. Until Ronald Segal, author of the excellent and similarly panoramic survey of the Atlantic slave trade, The Black Diaspora, began to pick at the scars Arab raiders...
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Greatest Rulers Of All Time Rulers Of All Time Sueleman
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Francis Of Assisi Prisoner Of War
3,007 wordsSt. Francis of Assisi was born in Umbria in the year 1182. He was a child every father hoped for, he was filled with life, a determined and courageous individual. He was gifted with rather good looks, qualities that attracted friends and a gift of leadership. His father was an extremely wealthy merchant in Assisi. But this son, his favourite, was the one who broke Peter Bernardone? s heart. The boy turned on his father, and in a vicious event that eventually resulted into a public scene. St. Fra...
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