By Metin Heper and Nur Bilge Criss
The 3rd variation of the ancient Dictionary of Turkey explores the historical past of this interesting nation via a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and 1000s of cross-referenced dictionary entries on very important individuals, areas, occasions, and associations, in addition to on major political, fiscal, social, and cultural elements.
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In 1543, the Ottoman fleet seemed off the coast of France to bombard and lay siege to the town of great. The operation, below the command of Admiral Barbarossa, got here according to a request from François I of France for the help of Sultan Süleyman the superb in France’s fight opposed to Charles V, the Habsburg Holy Roman Emperor and King of Spain.
Ottoman naval know-how underwent a metamorphosis below the guideline of Sultan Selim III. New sorts of crusing warships resembling - and three-decked galleons, frigates and corvettes started to dominate the Ottoman fleet, rendering the galley-type oared ships out of date. this era observed technological strategies reminiscent of the adoption of the systematic copper sheathing of the hulls and bottoms of Ottoman warships from 1792-93 onwards and the development of the 1st dry dock within the Golden Horn.
Turkey is either an outdated and a brand new kingdom. whereas the Turks were dwelling in Anatolia for the final millennium, the rustic has passed through large Westernization because the finish of the 18th century. even if, in relation to Turkey, culture has no longer arrested modernization; fairly, the conventional has tailored itself to the trendy.
The background of Jerusalem as frequently depicted is the vital historical past of clash and strife, of ethnic stress, and of incompatible nationwide narratives and visions. it's also a heritage of dramatic alterations and moments, probably the most radical ones being the substitute of the Ottoman regime with British rule in December 1917.
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S. ambassador Robert Komer’s car burnt by leftist students. 9 February: Alparslan Türkes¸ elected chairman of newly established Nationalist Action Party. 3 May: Extreme rightists disrupt xxxvi • CHRONOLOGY funeral ceremony of the late president of High Court of Appeals. 31 May: Istanbul University closed, following student siege. 1970 31 January: Pro-Islamic National Order Party formed. 15–16 June: Workers demonstrate in Istanbul and Kocaeli; martial law proclaimed. 22 July: Turkey and European Community sign agreement after Ankara’s completion of the first phase of preparation for future membership.
6 October: Government announces a 10-day ultimatum: if Syria does not curb its support of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), the military will start cross-border operations to PKK targets in Syria. 6 November: Turkey imposes new navigation rules for Bosporus Strait, including the ability to stop traffic when currents are unfavorable, stop any ship on legal grounds, and require more ships to use local pilots. 8 November: Military pursues PKK rebels into northern Iraq. ” 23 November: True Path Party and Motherland Party cooperate to save their leaders, Çiller and Yılmaz, respectively.
12 March: After an unidentified group CHRONOLOGY • li opens automatic gunfire on a neighborhood coffeehouse, riots by Alevite community break out in poor districts of Istanbul, leading to clashes with police; life and property lost; army units step in and curfew imposed. 18 March: Germany bans all Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) activities within its borders and starts to deport illegal activists back to Turkey. 20 March: Government forces numbering 35,000 enter northern Iraq to conduct operations against PKK rebels, with armored battalions.