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Sary of his arrival in the town of Samsun MAY (see p265) in 1919 to plan the War of Independence. Yunus Emre Culture and Conquest of Istanbul (May Art Week (6–10 May), 29), Istanbul. The anniversary Eskişehir (see p257). A week- of Constantinople’s capture by Sultan Mehmet the long commemoration of the Conqueror in 1453. life and devotional love Cirit Games (May–Sep; see poetry of the 13th-century September p36). mystic, Yunus Emre. T U R K E Y T H R O U G H T H E Y E A R 35 JULY Navy Day (1 Jul).

CONSTANTINOPLE IN 1200 For almost a thousand years, Constantinople was the richest city in Christendom. At its core were the church of Haghia Sophia, the Hippodrome (see p90) and the Great Palace (see pp92–3). In 1204 a Crusader army sacked the city and carried off many of its treasures. Church of St John of Studius Walls of Constantine (now totally destroyed) BYZANTINE CHURCH ARCHITECTURE Early Byzantine churches were either basilical (such as St John of Studius, see p116) or built to a centralized plan (as in SS Sergius and Bacchus, see p92).

Greek culture and economy The Assyrians used the sufferings of along the Aegean coast. Pioneers from the Hittites to their advantage and Miletus (see pp190–91) established incorporated many of their kingdoms. colonies along the shores of the The remaining pieces of the former Mediterranean and Black Sea. CityHittite empire were occupied by the states such as Knidos and HalicarnassPhrygians, a Balkan tribe, who had us flourished, setting the stage for the invaded from the northwest. next act in Anatolia’s history.

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