Turkey: The Rise And Fall Of The Ottoman Empire

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The history of Turkey stretches back at least 40,000 years, the majority of Asian portion of the country was called Anatolia; in which it was one of the first places on earth to develop agriculture and structures of human civilization. However, in Europe, turkey share borders with Greece and Bulgaria, in Caucasus region with Eurasian countries of Georgia and Armenia; in Asia region with Syria, Iraq and Iran. Turkey’s highest peak lies on its border with Iran at nearly 17,000 feet or more than 5,000 meters, that highest peak called Mountain Ararat. It’s known in Judeo-Christian tradition that Mountain Ararat is the place Noah’s Ark was said to have come to rest as a result of its strategic transcontinental location, the country was fought over and conquered and ruled by empires of ancient civilizations such as Assyrians, Romans, Greeks, The Persians and numerous of European crusaders and finally the native Anatolian empire.…show more content…
It is a story of a once insignificant Anatolian tribe rising to become one of the greatest empires the world has ever seen, a major power on three continents at once; Europe, Asia, and Africa. The Ottoman Empire was a force to be reckoned with militarily and culturally; and then as with all empires that followed the inventible decline and fall. With its end written into the piece settlements following the First World War, the republic of turkey was
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