20:07, 08 October 2015 Thursday
One of the most important architectural heritage left by the Ottoman's cities are the clock towers that extends from the Balkans to the Middle East.
16:54, 16 September 2015 Wednesday
Built in 1452 and ruined in the 18th century, the minaret and the wall of Ebul Feth Mosque is standing. Expected to be restored again, the elite group is opposing.
14:26, 20 December 2014 Saturday
Now a museum, Goree Island is a focal point for African-Americans who wish to explore their African heritage.
11:19, 06 December 2014 Saturday
Today, the suburb Greenwich, in London is used as the First Meridian when determining geographical location and time. It has been recently discovered that during the Ottoman empire however the Hagia Sophia Mosque was accepted and used as the First Meridian.
13:54, 13 May 2014 Tuesday
Though the name ‘Baghdad’ is synonymous with the Islamic Golden age, it in fact never even existed in the collective consciousness of the Muslim empire until 130 years after the death of the Prophet Muhammad.
16:06, 11 December 2013 Wednesday
While it is not quite clear when exactly the Fethiye Mosque in Athens was constructed, it is believed that its design was a basis for the designs of many of Istanbul’s prestigious mosques, including Sultanahmet.
12:04, 25 September 2013 Wednesday
How did the Germans, who are famous for their fondness of beer, greet the introduction of the first coffee house?
12:22, 19 September 2013 Thursday
Having been ruled by Ottomans for so long, Sofia unfortunately lost its unique historical architectural background and identity due to ideologically motivated steps taken to erase Ottoman remnants in the city.
18:02, 18 September 2013 Wednesday
The largest mosque in Lebanon has many architectural similarities with the gigantic Blue Mosque in Istanbul.
17:22, 16 July 2013 Tuesday
Kairouan is the first city where the Azan, Islamic call for pray, was practiced in Africa.
14:45, 16 July 2013 Tuesday
Goynuk village still protects its historical Ottoman silhouette.
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