By Samantha Lafferty
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Russia was the loser in the carving up of Anatolia. It had been promised the prize asset of Constantinople and Eastern Anatolia. This offer was rescinded after the Bolshevik government took control. Instead, an Armenian Republic was formed in Eastern Anatolia and the British and French took the Straits around Constantinople. At a peace conference in Paris, the powers opposed to the Ottomans agreed to the division of Ottoman territories under the harsh Treaty of Sevres. The Ottomans were rendered a spent force with no land to govern and dwindling finances.
To his own subjects he was the Lawgiver. He was universally acclaimed as a great military strategist and a legislator. His empire was certainly magnificent in terms of power and size; it was also noted for grand charitable works. Under his 46-year rule, the empire reached the pinnacle of cultural and social esteem among world powers. Selim I had extended the empire’s economic and military reach, and placed it in a more secure position than it had ever been. Süleyman was still not content. He pushed the boundaries of the empire to their farthest reaches with campaigns in Europe and Asia.
They speak Lazça (Lazish), though most Laz people also speak Turkish. Like Turks, Laz people are friendly and generous. Kizilay Square, Ankara Since the 1950s, migration to the cities has been swift. Twothirds of Turks now live in cities. Istanbul is the largest, and home to about a fifth of the country’s population. It is a microcosm of Turkey as a whole, with the various minorities and regional migrants each claiming particular districts as their own. Next is Ankara, with almost four million people.
Adventure Guide Turkey by Samantha Lafferty