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The birth of the idea of establishing janissary corps

The early Ottoman chroniclers including Aşıkpaşazade, Neşri, Kemal, Oruç, and
the anonymous chronicles agree that the Janissary Corps was established by Murad I after the conquest of Edirne (1361) . 507 more words


Notes on: Rome and the Nomads: The Pontic-Danubian Realm in Antiquity

Batty, Roger. Rome and the Nomads: The Pontic-Danubian Realm in Antiquity.  

p. 9     Two premises to the work: 1) due to the fragmented sources there should not be narrow geographical or temporal limits to the work, 2) “in any quest to establish cohesive trends in the region, espesial attention should be given to less obvious factors than the political or military narrative of various states and peoples. 5,208 more words


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Dark Bombastic Evening 6 | Day 2 - Wallachia

Live performance of Wallachia at Dark Bombastic Evening 6, Alba-Iulia Citadel, 2015
© Mishu Vass. All Rights Reserved. 160 more words

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Bucharest break up.

I couldn’t breathe! It was like being in the northern Indian enviromental disaster that is Faridabad all over again only this time there was no barcode of factory chimneys scarring the horizon, this disaster was nothing more than a queue of people waiting for a bus! 1,375 more words


I've dreamed about her since I was a little girl (Dracula/Mina/Ilona)

Disclaimer: The characters belong to NBC.

Young Mina Murray stood in the stone courtyard. She knew she would come back to this place. The place of her dreams. 575 more words


Rome and the Nomads by Roger Batty

May 29, 2015

 Just discovered and started reading Rome and the Nomads: The Pontic-Danubian Realm in Antiquity by Roger Batty (Oxford, 2007) and am just in love with this book. 317 more words