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In 1453 Turkish army with help of God captures the city that was called constantinapolis.Mehmed II ordered no innocent to get hurt and secured the citys safety.Its now known as ISTANBUL not constaninapolis
It was a publicity stunt made on the wave of fighting against the 'Polish death camps' term that started appearing again. But because it was written over night and on the knee, it ended up as a gem that could get you imprisoned for implying that Polish state or people were ever involved in war crimes and other atrocities 'publicly and against the facts', which is vague at best and raised questions about legality of researching those things.Jhessail said:Oh absolutely. Please describe it in more detail for the uninitiated.
That is generally how one gets informed.Krotos said:... know nothing about Turkish goverment but what media says.
Are you referring to the siege in 1453?Kharille said:So can someone explain to me, what if you manage to get ships from the sea into that other body of water? I remember they said there was some passage that was blocked by a heavy chain. So what if you manage to get ships into that area?
European states considered them a "richness" in their communities as well - they just didn't want them intermingling with the Christian population, hence the restriction to the various ghettos. During times of pogrom in Europe, especially in the early modern period, you'll find that it's most often city officials and nobles, like Barbarossa (although he is a very interesting guy in his own right) who come to the defense of the Jews, usually because they're good for revenue. The Jewish ghetto in Venice was even a sort of tourist attraction for visiting dignitaries.KhergitLancer99 said:Though Hayreddin Barbaros helping Jews in Spain during Spanish inquisition and Ottoman empire settling them in Turkey and allowing them to pray in Synagogues seeing them as a richness in their society is mindblowing for the era.