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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:01:19 -0700
... chose to convert, leaving thousands of followers bewildered and abandoned. But some 300 families joined Zevi in converting to Islam. By the late 1600s, they had established a community in Salonika, a city with a large Jewish population in Ottoman ...
Sun, 02 Mar 2014 13:11:15 -0800
Meanwhile, in the village Mesta on the Greek island of Chios, according to another Clean Monday custom, which bears its roots from the period of Ottoman Greece, the village is invaded by an Ottoman military officer along with his troops, who after ...
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 00:26:15 -0800
The first official appearance of worry beads is in Ottoman Greece, after the Fall of Constantinople in 1453. In those times, owning worry beads was a symbol of social status and they were found mainly among lords and local Christian notables. Later ...
Thu, 04 Jul 2013 08:11:15 -0700
His account of Byron's early encounter with Ottoman Greece and his literary friendships in Italy culminates in a rigorous analysis of the poet's last 100 days, spent in Missolonghi. At that time the area was convulsed by infighting between the Greek ...
Thu, 09 May 2013 04:57:52 -0700
T 134bb62713ef755e31dd9156da7c8841_XL urkish business executives are buying up more and more property in Greece. Anyone who keeps watching Greek islands and marinas being actually purchased and sold by Turkish businessmen, becomes ...
Thu, 18 Jul 2013 06:55:33 -0700
After all, the Greeks have had their share of feuds with the same museum over the return of the Elgin Marbles, which were removed from the Acropolis in Athens by the British in 18th-century Ottoman Greece, back to Athens. Mano Sakayan is from Beirut, ...
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 04:27:03 -0700
The year 1492 saw wave after wave of Sephardic Jewish settlement in Ottoman Greece. The expulsion of Spain's Jewish population heralded a new era for Greek Jews. Suddenly, there were two distinct Jewish populations living in Greece: the Yevanic ...
Fri, 07 May 2010 17:39:51 -0700
Their intention was to make the first archaeological survey of Athens, “the Mother of elegance”, without getting killed – Ottoman Greece being better known for piracy than politesse. James Stuart and Nicholas Revett painted and measured until 1753 ...
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