Islam in Turkey
The established presence of Islam in the region that now constitutes modern Turkey dates back to the latter half of the 11th century when the Seljuks started expanding into eastern Anatolia. Islam is ...
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Byzantine-Seljuk Wars
The Byzantine–Seljuq wars were a series of decisive battles that shifted the balance of power in Asia Minor and Syria from the Byzantine Empire to the Seljuq Turks. Riding from the steppes of Central ...
Byzantine-Seljuk Wars - Wikipedia
Atatürk's Reforms
Atatürk's Reforms (Turkish: Atatürk Devrimleri) were a series of political, legal, cultural, social, and economic policy changes that were designed to convert the new Republic of Turkey into a sec...
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Headscarf controversy in Turkey
Turkey has been a secular state since it was founded by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk in 1923. He introduced the secularization of the state in the Turkish Constitution of 1924, alongside Atatürk's Reforms. T...
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Alevism
Alevism or Alevi (/'ælɛvij/, also /æˈlɛviː/ or /əˈleɪviː/, Turkish: Alevîlik or Turkish: Anadolu Alevîliği/Alevileri, also called Qizilbash, Spiritual Shiism or Sufi-Shia by outsiders) is a my...
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List of mosques in Turkey
This is a list of mosques in Turkey. As of March 2013, there were 82,693 mosques in Turkey. The province with the highest number of mosques (3,113) was Istanbul and the lowest number (117) was Tunceli...
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Hamidüddin Aksarayî
Sheyh Hamid-i Vali (1331–1412), better known by his sobriquet Somuncu Baba, was an ascetic teacher of Islam in Bursa, Turkey, who exerted extensive influence and is known as a Muslim saint. He taught...
Henry Bayman
Henry Bayman is an independent scholar living in Turkey who has spent twenty-five years studying with the Masters of Wisdom of Central Anatolia. He is the author of The Station of No Station, a study ...
Ramazan Şahin
Ramazan Şahin (born Ramzan Irbaikhanov (Russian: Рамзан Ирбайханов), July 8, 1983) is Turkish freestyle wrestler of Chechen origin, who has won a gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Member of ...
Mustafa Özcan Güneşdoğdu
Mustafa Özcan Güneşdoğdu is a Qur'an reciter of Turkish descent. Born in 1970 in Çankırı, Turkey, he currently lives in Germany. His Qur'an recitation was featured on the accompanying CD for the book ...
Ahmet Davutoğlu
Ahmet Davutoğlu ([ah'met da'wutoːɫu]; born 26 February 1959) is a Turkish diplomat and politician who has been the Prime Minister of Turkey since 28 August 2014 and the leader of the Justice and Devel...
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Kuyularonu Mosque
The Kuyularonu Mosque (Turkish: Kuyularönü Camii) is a mosque in Turkey situated in the city of Alanya in the province of Antalya Province.
Mehmet Görmez
Mehmet Görmez (born 1959) is the President of the Presidency of Religious Affairs (Turkish: Diyanet İşleri Başkanlığı, commonly known as Diyanet) and as such legally the highest level Islamic cler...
İlyas Bey Mosque
İlyas Bey Mosque is a historical Islamic religious building at Milet in Didim district of Aydın Province, western Turkey. It was built in 1403 by Ilyas Bey (1402–1421), ruler of the Turkish Menteşe em...
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Demir Baba Teke
26°45′07″E / 43.73863°N 26.75196°E / 43.73863; 26.75196Demir Baba Teke (Bulgarian: Демир баба теке; Turkish: Demir Baba Tekkesi) is a 16th-century Alevi mausoleum (tür...
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Masjid al-Hisn
Masjid al-Hisn (Arabic: مسجد الحصن‎) ("The Fortress Mosque") was built between 717 to 720CE by the Umayyad caliph Umar II, after he decided that Mopsuestia in the present Turkey provided a k...
Dönmeh
Dönmeh (Turkish: Dönme) refers to a group of crypto-Jews in the Ottoman Empire who, to escape the inferior condition of dhimmis, converted publicly to Islam, but were said to have retained their b...
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Hakan Tastan and Turan Topal
Hakan Tastan and Turan Topal are two Turkish converts from Islam to Christianity who went on trial on November 23, 2006, several days before a visit to Turkey by Pope Benedict XVI on charges of "alleg...
The Atlas of Creation
The Atlas of Creation (or, in Turkish, Yaratılış Atlası) is a series of three books, written by Adnan Oktar under the pen name Harun Yahya. Oktar published volume 1 of The Atlas of Creation with Glo...
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Samiha Ayverdi
Samiha Ayverdi (25 November 1905 – 22 March 1993) was a Turkish writer and Sufi mystic. She is the sister of architect and historian Ekrem Hakkı Ayverdi.Samiha Ayverdi was born in İstanbul to F...
Eşrefoğlu Mosque
Eşérefoğlu Mosque is a 13th-century mosque in Beyşehir, Konya Province, TurkeyIt is situated 100 metres (330 ft) north of the Beyşehir Lake
During the last years of Seljuks of Rum, various go...
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