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The Mongol Eurasian Empire 1206−1405: The Greatest Continental State in World History

GlobalResearch 22 Feb 2024
The Turks even before the Mongol conquest were prominent with their Seljuk sultanate of Rum in Asia Minor but by breaking up this sultanate, Mongols cleared the way for the creation and existence of the greatest of the Turkish empires – the Ottoman.

Tibor Nagy: The Unholy Trinity – and their plan to bring down America

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 15 Feb 2024
Iran – and its precursor Persia - has historically sought to dominate its region but has been blocked by a succession of powers. the Ottoman Empire, Britain and France, Russia, and more recently by Saudi Arabia and its allies, including the US ...

Religion Calendar (Feb. 10)

Corvallis Gazette-Times 10 Feb 2024
Sunday service ... Sunday, Feb ... Church to hold service ... Baha'u'llah and his son, Abdu'l-Baha, and their families were exiled from Persia (modern-day Iran) to what was at the time the far western end of the Ottoman Empire, first in the prison-city of Akka.

DJWE provides opportunity to take in Qatar’s past in natural pearl

The Peninsula 08 Feb 2024
Doha, Qatar. Each year, throughout the Doha Jewellery & Watches Exhibition (DJWE), Qatar’s pearls are on display ... Pearls were transformed into jewellery and used as currency ... Initially, pearls were traded to India, Persia, and the Ottoman Empire ... .

Opinion: Evangelical Christians discredit their witness by association with Donald Trump

Citizen Times 04 Feb 2024
By the end of the century Christianity was made the official religion of the Roman Empire. That injured the mission to Persia, Rome’s deadly enemy, causing Persia to became anti-Christian.

Sumptuous Persian relics reveal legacy of cultural connections

China Daily 22 Jan 2024
For more than 2,000 years, the monuments rising above the ground at Persepolis, the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire, have borne witness to the apex of ancient Persia, an empire known for ...

It’s snow joke, it’s NHS advice to waddle like a penguin

Metro UK 21 Jan 2024
Britain banned the transatlantic slave trade only after participating in it for over a century and transporting more Africans than any other power aside from Portugal – and it wasn’t until 1833 that owning slaves was outlawed throughout the empire.

Ancient system could bring water to dry areas

Phys Dot Org 17 Jan 2024
He tells us more ... It's thought to have been developed in Persia in the first millennium BC. As the Islamic Empire spread across the Arabian Peninsula, the Levant, north Africa, and parts of Europe from 661 to 750 CE, so did knowledge about qanats ... ....

Archeologists map lost cities in Ecuadorian Amazon, settlements that lasted 1,000 years

Beatrice Daily Sun 15 Jan 2024
The crossroads of ancient civilizations, Palmyra, by nature of the fact that it was a major city on a trade route, linked China, Persia, and India with the Roman Empire.

Pak-Iran relations

Dawn 14 Jan 2024
The people of Iran, called Persia until 1935, are deeply proud of their history, culture and language ... The Sassanid empire ruled Persia for nearly nine centuries from 224 BCE to 651 CE.

Alexander the Great’s palace ready to conquer tourism industry

The Times/The Sunday Times 07 Jan 2024
... that would end in him conquering territories as far away as India and laying the foundations for a multicultural empire.Sponsored ... Persia to Greece — a haul of beautiful booty from the two empires.

Out & About in Yerevan

Asbarez 03 Jan 2024
During those days, the region of Yerevan was under the rule of Persia ... Following the Russo-Persian War of 1826 to 1828, Yerevan and Eastern Armenia fell under the rule of the Russian Empire.

Review of “the Forgotten Soldier” by Guy Sajer, by Bernard M. Smith

The Unz Review 28 Dec 2023
... and had the Axis powers pivoted instead towards Persia and the lifeblood of oil for the British Empire, it is more than possible that Britain would have sued for peace given its perilous position.

Desert Mysteries: The Great Oil Game

Bitcoin Magazine 24 Dec 2023
This ancient kingdom, rich in history and once the mightiest empire in the world, is a forgotten desert in the eyes of much of the West ... The infamous Russo-Persian Wars saw Persia give up the Caucasian territories to the Russian empire.

Photos show winter solstice traditions around the world

Sandhills Express 21 Dec 2023
In ancient Persia, the event marked the birthday of the Sun King Mithra, a mythological deity. In the Roman Empire, it was honored with a feast day known as Die Natalis Invicti Solis, or “The Birthday of the Unconquered Sun.”.