Knidos
Knidos or Cnidus (/ˈnaɪdəs/; Ancient Greek: Κνίδος) is an ancient settlement located in south-western Asia Minor, modern-day Turkey. It was an ancient Greek city of Caria, part of the Dorian Hexa...
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Docimium
Docimium, Docimia or Docimeium (Greek: Δοκίμια and Δοκίμειον) was an ancient city of Phrygia, Asia Minor where there were famous marble quarries.
This city, as appears from its coins – which...
October 2007 clashes in Hakkâri
The October 2007 clashes in Hakkari were a series of clashes between the Kurdistan Workers' Party and the Turkish Armed Forces.
On 7–8 October, the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) killed 15 Turkish...
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Perperene
Perperene (Greek, Περπερηνιων) is an ancient city in Kozak plateau which is near Bergama in Izmir province of Turkey in western Anatolia.According to ancient Greek logographer Suda of Byzantium, Hell...
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History of Izmir
Below is a sequence of some of the events that affected the history of the city of İzmir (historically also Smyrna);İzmir in 19th century European artImages of cosmopolitan 19th century İzmir
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Tushhan
Tushhan (also Tushan, or Tušhan) was an ancient Assyrian city in Mesopotamia. It was a provincial capital in the upper Tigris river valley, on the south bank and inhabited since the Mitanni period, an...
Great Smyrna Offensive
The Great Offensive (Turkish: Büyük Taarruz) was the largest and final military operation of the Turkish War of Independence, fought between the Turkish Armed Forces loyal to the Government of the...
Great Smyrna Offensive - Wikipedia
Mersin Museum
Mersin Museum is the main museum of Mersin, Turkey. It is operated by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
Mersin Province is full of ancient sites. Yumuktepe and Soli in Mersin city and Gözlükule...
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Kerîmeddin Karaman Bey
Kerîmeddin Karaman Beg (Turkish) (Arabic: كريم ٱلدين Karīm al-Dīn Karaman Bey) was a Turkmen chief founder of the dynasty Karaman-oğhlu or Karamanoğulları. The province and city of Larandia was rename...
Akbaş arms depot raid
26°21′23″E / 40.18389°N 26.35639°E / 40.18389; 26.35639The Akbaş arms depot raid was one of the actions of the Kuva-yi Milliye during the Turkish War of Independence. Led by t...
Akbaş arms depot raid - Wikipedia
1992 Erzincan earthquake
On 13 March, the 1992 Erzincan earthquake struck Eastern Turkey. Originating on the North Anatolian Fault, it rocked the country, leaving more than 497 people dead, roughly 2,000 injured, and an unkno...
1953 Yenice-Gönen earthquake
The 1953 Yenice-Gönen earthquake occurred at 21:06 local time (19:06 UTC on 18 March in the province of Çanakkale and Balıkesir in the Marmara Region at western Turkey. It had a magnitude 7.5 on the s...
1953 Yenice-Gönen earthquake - Wikipedia
1999 İzmit earthquake
The 1999 İzmit earthquake (also known as the Kocaeli or Gölcük earthquake) occurred on 17 August at 3:01 a.m. local time in northwestern Turkey. The shock had a moment magnitude of 7.6 and a maximum M...
1999 İzmit earthquake - Wikipedia
Battle of Nezib
The Battle of Nezib or Battle of Nisib or Battle of Nizib (present-day Nizip) was fought on June 24, 1839, between Egypt and the Ottoman Empire. The Egyptians were led by Ibrahim Pasha, while the Ot...
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Battle of Mount Cadmus
The Battle of Mount Cadmus took place near Laodicea on January 6, 1148, during the Second Crusade. The French crusader army, led by Louis VII of France, was defeated by the Seljuks of Rum.
The ill...
Inspectorates-General (Turkey)
Inspectorates-General or General Inspectorates (Turkish: Umumi Müfettişlikler) was a regional governorship whose authorities prevailed over civilian, military and judicial institutions under their dom...
Inspectorates-General (Turkey) - Wikipedia
Martial law and state of emergency in Turkey
Since 1940 Turkey has frequently been under extraordinary rule, either the whole of the country or specific provinces. According to Articles 119-122 of the 1982 Constitution the four types of extraord...
Empire of Trebizond
The Empire of Trebizond was a monarchy that flourished during the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries comprising the far northeastern corner of Anatolia and the southern Crimea. Originally a revolt by the g...
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Erzurum Vilayet
The Vilayet of Erzerum (Ottoman Turkish: ولايت ارضروم, Vilâyet-i Erzurum) was a first-level administrative division (vilayet) of the Ottoman Empire.The vilayet of Erzurum shared borders with the P...
Erzurum Vilayet - Wikipedia
Surmali
Surmali (Armenian: Սուրմալու Surmalu; Azerbaijani: Sürməli; Russian: Сурмали) was a district of Persia's Erivan khanate and later one of the districts (an uyezd) of the Erivan Governorate ...
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