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  Thrace - All About Turkey
By 342 B.C. all Thrace was held by Philip II of Macedon, and after 323 B.C. most of the country was in the hands of Lysimachus, a general of Alexander the Great.
In 1878, Northern Thrace was made into the province of Eastern Rumelia; after the annexation (1885) of Eastern Rumelia by Bulgaria (which had gained independence in 1878), the political meaning of the term Thrace became restricted to its southernmost part, which was still in Turkish hands.
By the Treaty of Sèvres (1920) Greece also obtained most of Eastern Thrace except the zone of the Straits (Bosphorus and Dardanelles) and Constantinople (Istanbul); the treaty, however, was superseded by the Treaty of Lausanne (1923), which restored to Turkey all Thrace East of the Maritsa (Meriç) river.
www.allaboutturkey.com /trakya.htm   (799 words)

  
  Kara Thrace - Battlestar Wiki
Thrace resigned from flight school as a instructor and transferred as an operational pilot to the battlestar Galactica under the command of William Adama, where she served for some two years prior to the Cylon attack on the Twelve Colonies.
Thrace is told by her doctor, Simon, that Anders died from wounds he suffered in getting Thrace to safety.
Thrace was a region in south-eastern Europe that was heavily influenced by the ancient Greeks and was eventually conquered by Phillip II of Macedonia.
en.battlestarwiki.org /wiki/Kara_Thrace   (3770 words)

  
  Thrace - LoveToKnow 1911
One district in the extreme north-west of Thrace lay beyond the watershed separating the streams that flow into the Aegean from those that reach the Danube: this was the territory of Sardica, the modern Sophia.
The climate of Thrace was regarded by the Greeks as very severe, and that country was spoken of as the home of the north wind, Boreas.
In the course of the middle ages the northern parts of Thrace and some other districts of that country were occupied by a Bulgarian population; and in 1361 the Turks made themselves masters of Adrianople, which for a time became the Turkish capital.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Thrace   (1358 words)

  
 Thrace - MSN Encarta
The name Thrace was first applied by the ancient Greeks to the north-eastern shores of the Aegean Sea.
Ancient Thrace was largely uncultivated and covered with forest; mineral deposits, particularly of gold, made the region a coveted possession.
After the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878 and the Congress of Berlin, the northern part of Thrace became an autonomous district, under the Turkish government, and was called Eastern Rumelia; the southern portion became the Turkish vilayet of Adrianople, now Edirne.
uk.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761563568/Thrace.html   (271 words)

  
 Thrace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thrace (Greek Θράκη, Thrákē, Latin: Thracia or Threcia, Turkish Trakya, Bulgarian Тракия, Trakiya) is a historical and geographic area in southeast Europe.
Thrace borders on three seas: the Black Sea, the Aegean Sea and the Sea of Marmara.
The rest of Thrace was divided between Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey at the beginning of the 20th century, following the Balkan Wars, World War I and the Greco-Turkish War.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Thrace   (1855 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Thrace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Thrace south of the Danube (except for the land of the Bessi) was ruled for nearly half a century by the Persians under Darius the Great who conducted an expedition into the region from 513 BC to 512 BC.
The region was conquered by Philip II of Macedon in the 4th century BC and was ruled by the kingdom of Macedon for a century and a half.
The rest of Thrace was divided between Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey at the beginning of the 20th century, following the Balkan Wars and World War I.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Thrace   (715 words)

  
 ... < G R E E C E >...
Thrace, being the northeastern part of Hellenism, was the first of all Hellenic counties to suffer from and resist to pressures from eastern neighboring populations.
Right after that period Thrace is being taken over by the Hellenic and Allay Armies and finally freed in 1920 only to be given away as a present to the Bulgars by the Nazi's during World War II, until final liberation in 1945.
Thrace has a rich cultural tradition mainly because the Thracian Hellenism stands right in the middle of various other populations, such as Bulgarians, Turks, Rumanians and even Russians, thus producing a unique scenery of combinations and influences of various other cultures and traditions.
www.grecian.net /GREECE/thrace/thrace.htm   (701 words)

  
 Lieutenant Kara Thrace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Thrace attempts to kill her, but Helo stops her and reveals to Starbuck that the "Caprica" Valerii is pregnant with his child, much to Kara's chagrin.
Thrace promises to Anders that she'll return with a rescue mission for the remaining survivors, leaving him her identification tags as a promise and friendship token.
Thrace is away on her covert recon mission, unaware of the showdown between Commander Adama and Admiral Cain over Cain's totalitarian command style in her quick conviction of Helo and Galen Tyrol for the accidental death of "Cylon interrogator" Lt. Alistair Thorne.
www3.telus.net /public/akamyot/starbuck.htm   (1963 words)

  
 Thrace. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In 1878, N Thrace was made into the province of Eastern Rumelia; after the annexation (1885) of Eastern Rumelia by Bulgaria (which had gained independence in 1878), the political meaning of the term Thrace became restricted to its southernmost part, which was still in Turkish hands.
In the first of the Balkan Wars (1912–13) Turkey ceded to Bulgaria all Western Thrace and the inland half of Eastern Thrace, including Adrianople, but after its defeat in the Second Balkan War (1913), Bulgaria retroceded all Thrace east of the Maritsa to Turkey.
By the Treaty of Sèvres (1920) Greece also obtained most of Eastern Thrace except the zone of the Straits and Constantinople; the treaty, however, was superseded by the Treaty of Lausanne (1923), which restored to Turkey all Thrace E of the Maritsa.
www.bartleby.com /65/th/Thrace.html   (753 words)

  
 Thrace - Encyclopedia.com
Thrace was united as a kingdom under the chieftain Sitalces, who aided Athens during the Peloponnesian War, but after his death (428 BC) the state again broke up.
By 342 BC all Thrace was held by Philip II of Macedon, and after 323 BC most of the country was in the hands of Lysimachus.
In 1878, N Thrace was made into the province of Eastern Rumelia ; after the annexation (1885) of Eastern Rumelia by Bulgaria (which had gained independence in 1878), the political meaning of the term Thrace became restricted to its southernmost part, which was still in Turkish hands.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Thrace.html   (978 words)

  
 Thrace - Dilos Holiday World
Thrace is the last part of North Greece ending at Alexandroupolis on the south and Orestiada almost to the north.
The name of this part according to the legend comes from "Thrace" the daughter of Oceanus, sister of Europe, Asia and Libya, or from the Greek word "trahia" which means a rough area because of the climate and the environment.
The area of Thrace consists of three prefectures, Evros on the east, Rodopi in the centre and Xanthi on the west.
www.dilos.com /location/257   (373 words)

  
 Thrace, Pautalia - Ancient Greek Coins - WildWinds.com
Septimius Severus & Julia Domna Æ 24mm of Pautalia, Thrace.
Septimius Severus & Julia Domna Æ 28mm of Pautalia, Thrace.
Severus & Julia Domna Æ29 of Pautalia, Thrace.
www.wildwinds.com /coins/greece/thrace/pautalia/i.html   (1487 words)

  
 Thrace - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Thrace (Greek Θρᾴκη Thrákē, Bulgarian Тракия Trakija, Turkish Trakya) is a historical and geographic area in southeast Europe spread over southern Bulgaria, northeastern Greece, and European Turkey.
Before the rise of the Macedon Kingdom, Thrace was divided into three camps (East, Central, and West) after the withdrawl of the Persians.
In 1878, most of Thrace was incorporated into the semi-autonomous Ottoman province of Eastern Rumelia, which united with Bulgaria in 1885.
www.voyager.in /Thrace   (835 words)

  
 Thrace Roller
Trakya (known to west as the Thrace) is the name for the small portion of Turkey that sits at the tip of Eastern Europe.
Thrace roller comes in the colors of white self, fl self, dirty blue bar, red self and very rarely yellow self and dirty blue dark check.
Today it is possible to run into a fancier that still raises these birds for flight and still possible to find birds that fly 3 to 5 hrs in clouds and, perform long and tight.
www.turkishtumblers.com /Thrace.htm   (832 words)

  
 Democritus University of Thrace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Thrace of the Aegean Sea, of Rodopi Mountain, of the Nestos and the Evros rivers, the Thrace that is a province of modern Greece, is but a small corner of the ancient land which stretched from the Aegean and the Hellespont to the Danube and from the Black Sea to Macedonia.
Thrace, more than any other region, knew migrations, colonisations, hostile invasions, war and occupation, while at the same time it was subject to the powerful formative influence of neighboring peoples and cultures.
Southwestern Thrace was united with Greece in May 1920, and from that point on its path followed that of the rest of the country in every sector.
www.duth.gr /index.en.php?position=university&file=thrace   (429 words)

  
 Thrace, Greece
Thrace, the most northeasterly province of Greece, of which it became part only in 1913, is named after the Thracians who settled here from the second millennium B.C. onwards.
Like Macedonia, Thrace is a land of fertile plains, an agricultural region which in addition to corn and in recent years rice also produces tobacco.
One of the most outstanding features of the landscape in Thrace are the wetlands made by the big rivers that cut through the Evros and the Nestos.
www.planetware.com /greece/thrace-gr-thr-thra.htm   (234 words)

  
 THE PAUL GINIS COLLECTION
Another distinctive feature to the costume is the bronze belt, known as the bakirozounaro, accentuated by its ornamental bronze and enamel buckle, known as the korona.
This type of belt is encountered only in the area of Thrace, and is hand-made by Thracean goldsmiths, called kouyioumtzides.
The region was in Northern Thrace, which today is in Bulgaria.
www.hri.org /GAFS/thrace.html   (730 words)

  
 Thrace Plastics Co.S.A. - Home Page
The Thrace Plastics Group consists of 23 companies the main activity of which is the production and trade of PP and PE products.
The activity of the Group is divided in the following four segments:
Thrace Plastics Co. S.A. 20, Marinou Antipa Str.
www.thraceplastics.gr   (85 words)

  
 THE TURKS OF WESTERN THRACE
The areas referred to by Turks today as Western Thrace and by Greeks as Thrace came under Ottoman control in 1363-1364 with the rout of a combined Serb, Bosnian, and Hungarian army in 1364 on the Maritsa river near the city of Edirne.
Thrace remained under Ottoman control until the First Balkan War of 1912-13, during which time the armies of Montenegro, Greece, Serbia, and Bulgaria attacked the Ottoman Empire and ejected it from almost all of its European holdings.
In 1920, Western Thrace was granted to Greece, and the territory remains part of the Republic of Greece.
www.hrw.org /reports/1999/greece/Greec991-03.htm   (1233 words)

  
 Turks.US Daily News - Turks of Western Thrace still ‘desperate’
Therefore, Turks living in between the rivers of Karasu (Nestos) and Meriç (Evros) in northeastern Greece of Western Thrace remained in that region and were excluded from the population exchanges of the treaty.
Western Thrace has a strong electoral potential and political parties have made several promises during election campaigns, but for some reason their promises have never been kept.
Article 19 was removed in 1998 but the Turks of Western Thrace who lost their citizenship in the past were not given back their Greek citizenship.
www.turks.us /article~story~TurksofWesternThracestilldesperate.htm   (2365 words)

  
 Welcome to the official website of the Empire of Thrace -Traus Rezodon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Empire of Thrace (Traus Rezodon) is a sovereign, non-territorial nation founded in 23 August of 1992.
The Empire of Thrace is a Constitutional Parliamentary Monarchy following in the great democratic tradition of civilized nations.
Thrace is often referred to as a "micronation".
members.tripod.com /greatthrace   (306 words)

  
 Properties in Thrace
Thrace is today considered a place where East meets West in perfect harmony, as it is the connecting link between Asia and Europe.
To the north it meets the Rodopi mountain range, whose foothills become fertile plains to the south.
The lakes and wetlands of Thrace are among the most important in Europe with perhaps more than three hundred protected species of birds.
www.aegean-blue.com /Thrace.asp?lid=12   (164 words)

  
 Thrace- Samothrace - General Information
Thrace (Thraki) occupies the north-eastern corner of Greece.
It is built on the location of ancient Xantheia and is justly proud of the many old houses and mansions which are prime examples of local architecture.
Small picturesque villages, abundant physical beauty, forests coupled with mediterranean vegetation and running water, and the virgin shores, compose a specially impressive landscape that is the 'refuge' of many nature lovers.
www.gnto.co.uk /geninfo/thrace.html   (610 words)

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