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    Similar to the Ottoman Empire, the Safavid Empire experienced a rise and fall and began its reign with the Islamic religion. Members of the Safavid tribe were the founders of a sunni sufi religious brotherhood in Azerbaijan, which was popularly fought over by other empires including the Ottoman Empire. A major differentiating factor for the Safavids was that their making of Shiite Islam the state religion of Iran made it very different from its neighboring Sunni Muslim empires. This…

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    Gunpowder Research Paper

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    The invention of gunpowder was drastic and life altering discovery. Gunpowder was discovered in Ancient China in the 9th Century during the Han dynasty, by an alchemist named Wei Boyang (A&E). Boyang was one of the many alchemists hired by the government to create an exlir that would satisfy the emperor’s search for immortality. Through his research he accidentally came across gunpowder. The alchemists “experimented with the Sulphur, common charcoal, and saltpeter heating the substances in order…

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    Colonial Violence Essay

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    Colonial Violence During the Age of Exploration, Europeans explored Asia, Africa and the Americas. The western European states became nationally unified and centralized become able to invest and fund explorations. These Europeans usually were very eager to set up fortified trading posts and strategic ports with the intent of benefitting their own pockets. Most of these encounters began with amazement that ended in horror. The native people where naive to the intent of the European explorers…

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    The Arabian Nights allows the reader to get a glimpse of Islamic civilization. One can find a deeper understanding of Islamic society and the values they hold dear. Values such as faith and wisdom are crucial to their civilization. It would not be an exaggeration to state that the Islamic society is based around faith and wisdom. These two values Faith and Wisdom are constantly presented throughout the stories in The Arabian Nights. Analyzing the values in The Arabian Nights can also be seen as…

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    The Ottoman Empire was founded in 1299, and collapsed in 1922. It was one of the long lasting empires in the world from middle ages to modern times. According to Quataert, the Ottoman Empire was a significant non-Western country. The success of the Ottoman Empire in the world began with the Byzantine Empire’s failures because besides other positive things, diversity or multiculturalism and religious tolerance in the Ottoman Empire empowered the Empire, and made the Empire live long. As for the…

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    Jizya Essay

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    Footsteps of an army of soldiers march outside your door. Most people have ran from the town in fear of ISIS taking over. Any hope of escape vanishes when realization of having no escape hits. There is nothing to do except hide; hide and wait for some hope of an opportunity to leave the town. Christians in the Middle East are being tortured, crucified, and raped for believing in Jesus Christ. They are living martyrs for the Lord. ISIS is a radical muslim group who persecutes anyone who does not…

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    Cultural atrocity A Critical Review of Alan Kramer’s Dynamic of Destruction: Culture and Mass Killing in the First World War. Kramer, Alan. Dynamic of Destruction: Culture and Mass Killing in the First World War. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008, pp.483. ISBN:9780192803429 In Dynamics of Destruction, Kramer begins the book on August 28th, 1914 with German troops invading Louvain destroying the Halles University library that contains “hundreds of thousands of volumes, rare and…

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    Midterm Essay The Ottoman empire at it’s height was a large empire that was multicultural multilingual due to its control over most of Southeastern Europe, Western Asia, and North Africa (C&B 38). During the 17th century the empire contained many provinces and a variety of vassal states that were later absorbed into the Ottoman empire (Ibid). While the Ottoman empire remained prominently strong from the start of its formation; during the 1850s the empire started to go through some changes the…

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    Sagalassos

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    Sagalassos has remained a mystery to archaeologists for the past thousands of years. Despite being occupied for thousands of years by multiple different groups, Sagalassos crumbled to ruins and was forgotten. However, in the recent years since the discovery of the site, new information has been learned through excavations. More fine details are able to be obtained today through the use of new techniques and technology. The archaeologists at Sagalassos have used the available technology and…

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    Constantinople, now Istanbul, will be extensively studied in future classrooms. Topics like, art, literature, architecture, government, and many others are unique aspects that Constantinople has to offer to modern day understanding of human kind’s ancestry. After all, it was one of the longest-lasting cities of the Western world [ETEP Gregory, Introduction pg. 1]. It was founded by Constantine in A.D 306, a man converted to Christianity, and flourished into a city that served as a beacon for…

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