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  Learn more about List of battles (alphabetical) in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Battle of Covadonga - 722 - Moslem Conquest of Spain
Battle of Mohacs - 1526 - Turkish Conquest of Hungary
Battle of Pavia (773) - Conquests of Charlemagne
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/list_of_battles__alphabetical_.html   (4758 words)

 Ankara Castle, Ankara, Turkey
The walls of Ankara Castle which once enclosed the fortified city proper are now lost in the centre of the sprawling metropolis.
Under the Romans Ankara expanded beyond the inner walls downhill towards the plain, in the form of an open city similar to the ancient Greek city states, but subsequently the outer walls were constructed as protection against the Persians and Arabs.
After Ankara was proclaimed the Turkish capital in 1923 the heart of the city moved away, leaving the old city in and around the castle a neglected backwater.
www.mersina.com /Turkey/C_Anatolia/Ankara/Ankara_Castle.htm   (735 words)

 Roman Ankara
Ankara however has a very long history dating back to at least the VIIIth century B.C. Its position at the centre of the tableland made it a key stopping-place in the Persian Royal Great Route which linked Susa to the Aegean coast.
The most important Roman monument of Ankara is the Temple to Augustus and Rome built at the top of a little hill at the foot of the Acropolis, on the site of a pre-existing temple to local divinities.
This explains why Ankara erected a column to celebrate the emperor Julian the Apostate (361-63 A.D.), the last heir of Constantine, who attempted to restore paganism and who came to Ankara in 362 A.D. en route towards the eastern border of the empire which was threatened by the Persians.
members.tripod.com /romeartlover/Ankara.html   (1141 words)

Ankara and the leader of a major Iraqi-Kurdish faction are engaging in an increasingly acrimonious war of words over what direction Iraq should go, should the U.S. oust Saddam Hussein from power.
The tit-for-tat threats between Ankara and the KDP are in sharp contrast to what appeared to be a cooperative relationship between them just a little over a year ago.
Ankara and the KDP also engaged in an extensive cross-border trade in smuggled Iraqi oil that helped enrich the KDP and strengthen it in its struggles with its rival Iraqi-Kurd faction, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan led by Jalal Talabani.
www.rferl.org /features/2002/08/29082002151341.asp   (1321 words)

 2. Defeat, Recovery, and Imperial Expansion. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
Bayezid moved against him, and in the battle of Ankara (July 28) his army was completely defeated and he himself was taken prisoner.
The decade following the defeat at Ankara was a period of power struggles for the Ottomans, with a real danger of dismemberment and collapse facing the empire.
Their battles with each other, and their shifting alliances with domestic groups and neighboring rulers in Anatolia and Europe, continued until 1413, when Mehmed emerged victorious.
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 Ankara Hotel
Ankara is the capital of Turkey and the country's second largest city after Istanbul.
Ankara is situated upon a steep and rocky hill, which rises 500 ft. above the plain on the left bank of the ''Enguri Su'', a tributary of the Sakarya (Sangarius) River.
The battle began with a large-scale attack from the Ottomans, countered by swarms of arrows from the Mongolian horse archers.
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 Nicopolis - History Forum
Battle was between the crusaders consiting of c10000 French, a few English, 6000 assorted Germans and 60000 Hungarians vs 104000 Turks and Serbs.
Battle started with an initial French charge which was at first succesful however they overreached themselves and ended up facing most of the Turkish army.
The closeness of the battle is reflected in the casualty figures - according to wiki the Turks actually suffered more casualties than the Crusaders despite winning.
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 Illan Berman on Turkey on National Review Online
Ankara's cooperation is the key to an effective northern front in the event of war, and would allow the U.S. to base and deploy ground troops directly into northern Iraq during the conflict.
For another, officials in Ankara fret over the potential power vacuum that might follow Saddam Hussein's overthrow — a development that might prompt either the fragmentation of northern Iraq or the rise of violent separatism among Turkey's own restive Kurdish minority.
Finally, unlike their counterparts in Riyadh and Tehran, officials in Ankara are not apprehensive about the fallout from regime change in Baghdad.
www.nationalreview.com /comment/comment-berman022103.asp   (796 words)

 1390. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
By this time the empire had been reduced to the city of Constantinople, the city of Thessalonica, and the province of Morea.
The Ottomans, under Bayezid I, blockaded Constantinople, and only the Christian crusade that ended in the disastrous battle of Nicopolis (1396) gave the Greeks some respite (See 1396).
The defeat and capture of Bayezid in the battle of Ankara (See 1402) (1402) led to a period of confusion and dynastic war among the Ottomans.
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 Adshead, Tamerlane
After Kanduzcha, Ankara was Tamerlane's greatest victory, but it was really won by manoeuvre before being won on the battlefield, when Tamerlane placed himself between the Ottomans and their base.
Clavijo reports that after Ankara, Tamerlane was expected to return to the attack on the Mamluks, but in fact, his main objectives accomplished, after a brief stay on the plains of Karabagh, he returned to the east to prepare the final campaign against China.
It is sometimes argued that the battle of Ankara deferred the fall of Constantinople for fifty years and saved Christendom from deeper penetration by an earlier and more dynamic Ottoman empire.
coursesa.matrix.msu.edu /~fisher/hst373/readings/tamerlane.html   (8519 words)

 List of battles 1401-1800
Battle of Grunwald or Battle of Zalgiris) July 15 Poles and Lithuanians defeat Teutonic Knights
1428 Battle of Orleans English forces commanded by the Earl of Salisbury with duke of Bedford besiege French city and are driven off with the loss of their siege engines by Joan.
1600 Battle of Nieuwpoort June 2 Battle between Dutch (led by Prince Mauritz) and Spanish army, led by Albrecht, archduke of Austria.
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 Ottoman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Battle of Ankara between Timur (Tamerlane) and Bayazid I. Alienated by Bayazid's hasty push of rapid centralization, the forces of the recently annexed Turcoman principalities of Anatolia cross over to the side of the relatively semi-tribal Timur in the heat of battle.
The battle of Pruth against the Russians under the command of the Grand Vezir Baltaci Mehmed Pasha.
Nevertheless, esraf and ayan (newly crystallizing dynasties of provincial notables) are on the move throughout the empire.
www.theottomans.org /english/chronology/index.asp   (1227 words)

 World Tribune.com: Turkey
ANKARA — Turkey has completed its military incursion in northern Iraq.
The sources said PKK agents were being provided military and logistical support from the Saddam regime to operate against Kurds in northern Iraq loyal to Ankara.
The unrest was said to have been sparked by a call by imprisoned PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan for a new battle against Ankara.
www.worldtribune.com /worldtribune/WTARC/2001/me_turkey_09_04.html   (210 words)

 mymerhaba : The Guide Ankara
Later on, Islam and the Turks dominated the city followed by the Seljuks and after the battle of Ankara in 1402, the Ottoman Empire.
Ankara became the capital upon the declaration of the Turkish Republic in 1923 by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.
Ankara is a multi-faceted city and the cultural center and the home city for so many people and businesses, both for Turkish and foreign residents.
www.mymerhaba.com /en/main/content.asp_Q_id_E_2901   (949 words)

 Fenerbahçe Spor Kulübü Official Web Site
Ankara weren’t threatening, but our attacks were not as fluid as usual.
Their celebrations lasted a short while however, as Mehmet struck a shot which deflected in off Batista in the box, after Kemal had brought the ball into the danger area but lost possession.
Anelka, in a rough battle with Ankara’s Serdar, was pleased to be picked out well by Mehmet, and did his part by sensing Orkun wasn’t going to be able to collect the ball despite his departure from the goal line.
www.fenerbahce.org /eng/detay.asp?ContentID=506   (540 words)

In 1389, the Ottomans defeated the Serbians at the infamous Battle of Kosovo; it was during this battle that, Murad I died.
In 1402, Tamerlane defeated the Ottomans at the Battle of Ankara.
By 1920, Mustafa Kemal, the hero of the Battle of Gallipoli, and his forces had taken control of the country and an official national government was formed in Ankara.
www.stfrancis.edu /hi/tarih1.htm   (3051 words)

 BIG BATTLE DBA: Magnus Bellis Antiqutatis
In 1999, I did a medieval battle that was a recreation of the Battle of Ankara (Angora) between the army Tamberlane (Timurids - No. 159b) and the Later Ottomans (No. 160b) in 1402.
For example, battles involving 24 elements a side would be played on a board 3 feet wide by 2 feet deep with 15mm figures or 5 feet wide and 4 feet deep for battles involving 25mm figures.
Big Battle DBA is an excellent way to fight large historical battles or multi-player hypothetical engagements.
www-personal.umich.edu /~beattie/bbdba.html   (4478 words)

 TheExperiment | Articles => 50,000 Anti-IMF Demonstrators Battle Turkish Police   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
ANKARA - Police used batons and water cannon on Wednesday, April 11 to disperse 50,000 demonstrators after some stormed barriers and tried to march on Turkey's parliament to demand the government resign over a punishing economic crisis.
The explosion of public anger at the government and International Monetary Fund forced riot police and armoured cars to withdraw several times from Ankara's Tandogan Square as thousands of tradesmen and students hurled stones and sticks.
Bulent Ecevit, the 76-year-old prime minister of NATO member and EU membership hopeful Turkey, rejected demands that he quit over a crisis he sparked with a public row with the president.
www.theexperiment.org /articles.php?news_id=1265   (436 words)

 15th Century Islamic History
In the Ottoman Turks empire, Second battle of Kossova resulting in the victory of the Turks.
Turkomans of the White Sheep empire, Uzun Hasan defeated the Timurids at the battle of Qarabagh whereby the White Sheep became the masters of Persia and Khurasan.
In the Golden Horde empire, Death of Murtada, succession of Said Ahmad III." In the Ottoman Turks empire, The Turks defeated the Venetian fleet in the battle of Lepanto.
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ROANOKE Island 4) As an example of Tamerlane's "Boys Just Want to Have Fun (tm)" approach to world domination, all he did after defeating the Ottoman Beyazid at this battle in 1402 was reinstate all the Anatolian emirs who ruled before Beya- zid, rather than trying to rule the area himself.
As a byproduct, this battle saved Constantinople for another 50 years, until the Ottomans re- grouped.
Battle of ANKARA 5) During his travels, he wrote that famous work, "Memoirs of Marau Toaroa, Last Queen of Tahiti".
www.stanford.edu /group/CollegeBowl/archive/ill93/ill93a_chi_c.txt   (3070 words)

 ATMG - Synopsis of Ottoman Empire
In the east, the Ottomans made themselves masters of Ankara, thus taking the first step towards the re-unification of Anatolia.
Sultan Murat I threw himself heart and soul into the European venture, and between 1354 and 1389 the Ottomans advanced from Gelibolu to Kosova and became the paramount power in the Balkans.
Between the Battle of Ankara (1402) and the Conquest of Istanbul (1453), the Ottomans devoted their energy to re-establishing the frontiers first achieved by Sultan Yildirim (Thunderbolt) Bayezit.
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 History of The Ottoman Empire - Time of Fatih Mehmet the Conquerer
1394, Pope Boniface IX proclaims crusade at urging of King Sigismund of Hungary; led by Sigismund, Catholic forces are defeated by Ottomans in Battle of Nikopolis (1396).
Bayezit is defeated, captured, dies in captivity in 1403.
Four years later (1448), in second Battle of Kossovo, Murat defeats Hunyadi who has again invaded Serbia, ending any serious threat from Hungary; Albania, under Scanderbeg, continues to resist.
www.turizm.net /turkey/history/ottoman1.html   (666 words)

 Google Earth Hacks - File Downloads - War-Related Overlays
Battle of Ankara, fought on 1402, took place near Ankara between Ottoman and Timurid forces.
The loss to Timur had drastic effects on Ottomans, a civil war between 4 sons of Beyazid resulted in delaying of Conquest of Istanbul and further progress in Balkans.
The Battle of the Marne in WW I
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 Highflying Eagles defy the odds Cim Bom's second battle of Ankara Turkish Digest IOC wins battle in bid to improve ...
Whatever happens in Ankara, this game could be the most entertaining of the day and even of the weekend.
In the women's league, the leader is Ankara MTA with Bursa DSI Niluferspor second and Istanbul H. Pasa Education Foundation third.
The intensity of emotions stirred by the legal battle were demonstrated Friday by OneWorld skipper Peter Gilmour, the Australian veteran of five Cup campaigns.
www.turkishdailynews.com.tr /archives.php?id=30283   (3380 words)

 World history and events in 1402
The commander of Ankara refuses to surrender to Timur, Bayezid goes to it's defence
Captured by the English as the Battle of Halidon Hill
Serbia regains its independence after the battle of Ankara
www.badley.info /history/1402.year.html   (355 words)

 OTTOMAN WEB SITE - 700th Anniversary of the OTTOMAN EMPIRE
He came across with the Ottoman Army in the Cubuk plain in Ankara.
In this war, Kara Tartars in the Ottoman Army co-operated with Timur and the Ottoman Army had been defeated.
This battle caused a break off in the history of the Ottoman Empire for 50 years.
www.osmanli700.gen.tr /english/sultans/04angora.html   (229 words)

 FANTASIA -> Kyrgyzstan -> Outstanding people -> Tamerlan
In 1402 Timur has begun the war in Asia Minor with Turkish sultan.
In the battle near Ankara, in which participated around 100 thousand of warriors from both sides, Tamerlaine defeated Turkish army and took Turkish sultan Bayazet prisoner.
Tamerlaine dreamed about world domination, and as satisfy historical information he often repeated: "There is only one God in the sky, and there should be only one king on the earth, the whole world do not deserve to have more then one king".
www.fantasticasia.net /?p=158   (375 words)

 History 111A, Lecture 6
Destroyed by Tamerlane, Turkic invader from Central Asia, at Battle of Ankara (1402).
Ottomans return in spring of 1389, destroy Lazar's Crusades army at Battle of Kosovo (1389), destroying Serbian independence and establishing Ottoman rule in all of Southeastern Anatolia up to Danube river.
Ottoman state development as background to defeat by Tamerlane at Battle of Ankara.
www.sscnet.ucla.edu /history/shaw/classes/111a/98F/lec6.htm   (1059 words)

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