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    Fall Of Constantinople

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    Constantine the Great was the capital city of the Byzantine Empire that ultimately fell to the Ottoman Empire in 1453. To begin with, the downfall of Constantinople substantially impacted the world economically. Moreover, Constantinople’s fall vastly influenced the world through political matters. Furthermore, the fall of Constantinople affected the world culturally and socially. Thus, Constantinople’s fall to the Ottoman Empire had very much influence on the rest of the world through various…

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    and the weaknesses of the Ottoman Empire. For three hundred and eighty three years , the Ottoman Empire, built and managed to maintain their territories over the Middle East. However, the West was achieving political , military and economic superiority at a rapid pace. This sort of rivalry was not unfamiliar with the Ottomans , yet it was quite alarming to them. They were not fond of the thought that perhaps the European empire could have longevity over them. The Ottoman empire’s decline was…

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    Similarly many academics have theorized about the role to which Islam played in the ethnic and nationalist formations of the Kurds. In his essay “The Impact of Islam on Kurdish Identity in the Middle East,” Hakan Ozoglu argues that Kurdish identity evolved through various, overlapping phases with Islam at the core of its formation process, a process he calls “dialectical, dialogical, and monological” (18). First, while the term “Kurd” was not ethnically associated with the modern term Kurd,…

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    The Similarities and Differences Between the Governments of Qing China and The Ottoman Empire in the 19th and 20th Centuries The governments of both Qing China and the Ottoman Empire had many significant similarities and differences during the nineteenth and and turn of the twentieth centuries. Three outstanding similarities between these two glorious empires during this time are that they had many reforms, the intervention of the Europeans was part of the reason why both declined, and that…

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    with Constantinople becoming the head of the Eastern Orthodox Church and the head of the Catholic Church remaining in Rome. The Byzantine Empire began to decline with the rise of the Ottoman Empire, leading to multiple wars with the Muslims (Crusades), and finally, in 1453 A.D., Constantinople fell to the Ottoman Empire, ending what was left of the Roman…

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    East. Politically, WWI is referred to as the “graveyard of empires”, and rightfully so. The Ottoman Empire suffered the most casualties of all the combatants, reaching nearly 5 million deaths. In Persia, many died of famine, leading to the occupation of Persia by Russia and Britain. Overall, World War One saw the fall of three continental empires, the Russian, Hapsburg, and Ottoman. As soon as the Ottoman Empire sided with the central powers, the entente powers, consisting of Britain, France,…

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    The ottoman sultans were usually absolute monarchs and were tolerant towards jews and christians. The sultan played factions such as the janissaries to maintain his position. Later the rise in the power of these factions and decrease in the capability of the sultans, played a major role in the ottoman empire’s decline. Constantinople was the center of political power due to it’s economically beneficial…

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    The first section of the reading discussed ancient African civilizations. Of these, Egypt is the most prominent topic. This country’s rich history “stands alone among ancient African civilizations as being indicative of the early development of large-scale governments” (Khaypoya, 2012, p. 69). This empire ruled for approximately 2000 years, going through three distinct phases of kingdoms. The Old Kingdom merged the lifestyle of many different regions into one central government. It was…

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    The Safavid Dynasty

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    The Safavid dynasty started under Shah Ismail. Under his power the Safavid’s took over the majority of Iraq and Iran making it a new Persian state. The Safavid’s reached their highest point of achievement under ruler Shah Abba who was the son of the previous ruler Shah Ismail. Under Shah Abba the Safavid’s went after the Ottomans to get back lost land. the ottomans were a threat to the Safavid’s. When ruler Abba died, traditional religious belief’s increased woman had to give up their freedom…

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    importance began to diminish around the eighteenth century. In 1722, the fall of the Safavid Empire occurred and under the rule of Sultan Husayn, the Persian state suffered long term economic deterioration. It wasn’t until Nadir Shah of the Afsharid dynasty took power that political unity was restored, and for the first last time Persia’s borders were extended. However soon after this period, began the state’s decline, which led to the contraction of Persian around the Middle East and Asia. The…

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