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Went to Istanbul a few weeks ago and found the Arap Mosque (I cannot ensure there are no other ones that fit your criteria). Things to take into account: It was not build by Turks, but by Arabs. It is not inside the "Old city" but in the Northern shore of the Golden Horn, next to the Galata (the Genovese quarters). So, to the current Byzantine rulers it ...


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Because simply, they wanted their children to be as best as possible in Arabic language. This is because desert people Arabic is much better than in cities. A very critical part of Arabs life was poems, which of course require a good language tongue. That's why they were competing each other to send their children to deserts. From wikipedia: As was ...


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Because they believed their infant would have a better chance of surviving in the desert. The child mortality rate from disease and malnutrition in Arab settlements was horrendously high, and it was believed that sending the child into the healthier environment of the desert increased the child's chance of survival. - Gabriel, Richard A. Muhammad: ...


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This or other similar questions are very much debated, and does not have a simple answer. One shall start by asking who is a Greek, and who is a Turk. Throughout the history, in the geography where Turkey is situated today, hundreds of different civilizations had lived, and one replaced the other. Hellenization of Asia Minor and beyond reached its climax ...


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1- It is revolution and in a revolution chaos raises, when chaos raises it is absolutely possible cars or furniture or even people burn. 2- The Ayatollah (Ruhollah Khomeini) and his followers did not believe furniture to be evil, but they believed luxury furniture was the symbol of aristocratic life (Persian: Zendegi-e Taghoti زندگی طاغوتی). However, This ...



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