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Situated in among Fethiye and Antalya on Turkeys southern coast Lycia used to be the identify given to this sector by means of old settlers. The Lycians, who based a state in this wild and lovely beach, earned their dwelling as infantrymen - they foughtagainst the Trojans and the Egyptians - and as pirates - Pompey used to be dispatched to get rid ot them. they'd their very own language, personal non secular customs and their very own gods.

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Turkey. The Lycian way

Situated in among Fethiye and Antalya on Turkeys southern coast Lycia used to be the identify given to this quarter by means of old settlers. The Lycians, who based a country in this wild and gorgeous sea coast, earned their dwelling as squaddies - they foughtagainst the Trojans and the Egyptians - and as pirates - Pompey was once dispatched to get rid ot them.

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Having family ties, not just a simple loyalty to the sultan, Janissaries looked for more money, especially in the age of inflation. They could get pay increases by threats of revolt. Many also began to lead a double life, moonlighting at jobs in the city. When Janissary units were stationed in provincial cities to keep order, they continued in their new evil ways and often became part of an unruly local ruling clique, along with notables among the ulema and the esnafs. The breakdown of discipline in the Janissary corps reflected a breakdown in the whole slave-official system.

The Greeks, by contrast, launched a major offensive from izmir in 1920 that was checked only in 1921 by Mustafa Kemal's colleague ismet inonii at the battle of inonii and again by Mustafa Kemal himself when the Greeks were some fifty miles from Ankara. Then the tide turned, and in 1922 a Turkish offensive pushed the Greeks out of Anatolia. At that point the British remained as the sole effective opponents of the Turks, but they were now willing to negotiate. A new armistice in October 1922 led to a new peace conference, which met at Lausanne, Switzerland, the next month.

The superficial westernisms, though they affected court tastes and some of the architecture of the period, did not penetrate deeply. In fact, popular antagonism was aroused against Frankish manners at a time when there were economic hardship and new rural migration from villages to istanbul. When Ahmed III's military weakness was revealed in a losing campaign on the Iranian frontier in 1730, a revolt in istanbul led by Patrona Halil, a junk dealer and Janissary associate, expressed the popular indignation.

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