Istanbul

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 30 - About 296 Essays
  • Good Essays

    Istanbul Cultural Factors

    • 948 Words
    • 4 Pages

    Istanbul is the fifth largest city in the world and is one of the largest agglomerations within the European country. Its size, public demographic, and its development as a city has in result made Istanbul the heart of Turkey. In this paper, discussed will be the actual and relative location of the city. The demographic and economic structure, the economic base, the major industries and their classifications (i.e. primary, secondary, and tertiary sectors), and the major site and situational factors that relate to the city 's development regarding industry and manufacturing. As previously stated, Istanbul takes place as one of the five most populous cities in the world; and land size and economic impact play a key role in its classification.…

    • 948 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Meanwhile, both sides countering each other by the Turkish initiating with dug tunnels below the walls, and the Byzantine Empire doing the same to fight off the attack of their city (Charles 469). Coming to an end, the final attack was on May 29th, where the Ottoman Empire sent in forces of troops to attack the advantageous points of the western wall (Charles 500). The Ottoman Empire was able to find an unlocked gate and bombard the city and takeover which ended up also killing Constantine XI…

    • 1627 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    The reign of Süleyman is considered the peak of Ottoman art and culture, as well as its military and political power. During this time, hundreds of buildings were created throughout the Ottoman Empire, contributing to the distribution of Ottoman society. Among the most exceptional achievements were the mosques and religious centres built by Sinan, one of the most famous Islamic architects. Even after Süleyman’s death, patrons from the royal family and ruling elite sponsored the development of…

    • 444 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    to be placed in a university in Turkey. In Turkey, as with many other countries around the world, having a college degree from an institution in USA gets you ahead of people that had a degree in Turkey. Knowing this I wanted to go to a university in USA. Due to that I did not take the university examination in Turkey too seriously. Still I was able to score higher than most of the people in my school. At first, my father did not want me to go to USA to study, so he asked me to go to a…

    • 1049 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Cemal's Üç İstanbul novel took place during three consecutive periods of the late Ottoman history. In the novel, the absolutist regime of Sultan Abdülhamid (istibdad), the Second Constitutional Era under the control of Committee of Union and Progress and the Occupation of İstanbul during the Armistice period were told. Power, degeneration, political movements, political tricks during these periods were dealt with by Adnan's metamorphosis. Üç İstanbul attempts to analyze the situation of elites,…

    • 716 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    Cities are full of human diversity within a certain urban boundary, where people of different economic and social status share an association with each other. Istanbul is currently the biggest city and metropolitan area in Turkey. Throughout history, being located in what we can describe as the centre of the “old world”, Istanbul has been the Capital of the Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire, the Latin Empire, and most recently the Ottoman Empire. Istanbul is the only city in the world which is…

    • 1520 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Good Essays

    the government to continually support their army and the defenses of the kingdom. After stretching the Imperial Army too thinly, enemies began too attack as they saw points of weakness in the Empire’s ability to protect itself. This caused the Empire to revert back to its former unexpanded territories. Among the first territories to be lost were Egypt, North Africa, and the Holy Land (“Fall of the Roman Empire”). Overtime, Islamic caliphates, Persians, the Slavs, and many more nomadic tribes…

    • 1050 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    previously the dominant religion was Judaism. I think that I will try and find a bit more about how economic tensions actually played out between Jews and Christians as now both groups had to contend with being a minority. f. Infrastructure- The sacking/ Plundering of the city left much of it in ruin when the Ottomans initially arrived. The point that I would like to illustrate is that much of the city's buildings were converted into Ottoman structures. This must have particularly affected the…

    • 1891 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    The Wren is able to take aim at issues otherwise off limits to journalists because of the realistic fiction genre it operates under. During the time Güntekin was writing, the city of Istanbul was under British control due to the city’s strategic location. This western presence in the near east created social turmoil amongst the natives in the city and although this was just a century ago, there was a very fine line that needed to be walked by those who were critics of it. Istanbul was not a free…

    • 1450 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Essay On Viking Invasion

    • 1480 Words
    • 6 Pages

    and organized into small self governing regions, but in order for the Russian people to defeat the Mongol empire, they had to unite. The Mongol’s were defeated in 1480, thanks to the unification of the Russian people under the leading of the Grand Duchy of Moscow. Since then, Russia has been invaded many times but never conquered again. One of the most important contributions of the Mongols to Europe was the introduction of gun powder and guns. One can say that gun powder sparked revolutions,…

    • 1480 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 30