Stones from each of the strata in an exhibit in Heritage Square in Flagstaff Vishnu Basement Rocks[ edit ] The Vishnu Basement Rocks were deposited as volcanic rocks and sediments but were later metamorphosed and intruded by igneous rock. As the volcanic islands collided with the mainland around 1. This rock unit can be seen as light-colored bands in the darker garnet -studded Vishnu Schist see 1b in figure 1. The intrusion of the granite occurred in three phases:
Mevlana Museum in Konya was built by the Seljuk Turks in Konya was the capital of the Seljuk Sultanate of Rum Anatolia. Inthe Seljuks defeated the Byzantines at the Battle of Continental airlines regressionstarting the Turkification process in the area; the Turkish language and Islam were introduced to Armenia and Anatolia, gradually spreading throughout the region.
The slow transition from a predominantly Christian and Greek -speaking Anatolia to a predominantly Muslim and Turkish-speaking one was underway. The Mevlevi Order of dervisheswhich was established in Konya during the 13th century by Sufi poet Celaleddin Rumiplayed a significant role in the Islamization of the diverse people of Anatolia who had previously been Hellenized.
In its wake, one of the Turkish principalities governed by Osman I would evolve over the next years into the Ottoman Empire.
Inthe Ottomans completed their conquest of the Byzantine Empire by capturing its capitalConstantinople. InSultan Selim I — successfully expanded the empire's southern and eastern borders by defeating Shah Ismail I of the Safavid dynasty in the Battle of Chaldiran.
Subsequently, a contest started between the Ottoman and Portuguese empires to become the dominant sea power in the Indian Oceanwith a number of naval battles in the Red Sea, the Arabian Sea and the Persian Gulf. The Portuguese presence in the Indian Ocean was perceived as a threat to the Ottoman monopoly over the ancient trade routes between East Asia and Western Europe.
Despite the increasingly prominent European presence, the Ottoman Empire's trade with the east continued to flourish until the second half of the 18th century. The empire was often at odds with the Holy Roman Empire in its steady advance towards Central Europe through the Balkans and the southern part of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
In the east, the Ottomans were often at war with Safavid Persia over conflicts stemming from territorial disputes or religious differences between the 16th and 18th centuries. From the 16th to the early 20th centuries, the Ottoman Empire also fought many wars with the Russian Tsardom and Empire.
These were initially about Ottoman territorial expansion and consolidation in southeastern and eastern Europe; but starting from the latter half of the 18th centurythey became more about the survival of the Ottoman Empire, which had begun to lose its strategic territories on the northern Black Sea coast to the advancing Russians.
The Tanzimat reforms of the 19th century, which had been instituted by Mahmud IIwere aimed to modernise the Ottoman state in line with the progress that had been made in Western Europe. The efforts of Midhat Pasha during the late Tanzimat era led the Ottoman constitutional movement ofwhich introduced the First Constitutional Erabut these efforts proved to be inadequate in most fields, and failed to stop the dissolution of the empire.
The decline of the Ottoman Empire led to a rise in nationalist sentiment among its various subject peoplesleading to increased ethnic tensions which occasionally burst into violence, such as the Hamidian massacres of Armenians.
During the war, the empire's Armenians were deported to Syria as part of the Armenian Genocide. As a result, an estimatedto 1, Armenians were killed.Art Bell continues John Lears biography: John Lear suspects that Venus does not have the sulfuric acid atmosphere with an degree temperature that we've all been led to believe and instead is a planet very similar to ours, but with a similar, but much more technologically advanced civilization.
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