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Vol.2. ETYMOLOGY, PHILOLOGY AND COMPARATIVE DICTIONARY OF SYNONYMS IN 22 DEAD AND ANCIENT LANGUAGES By Maximillien de Lafayette
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Vol.2. ETYMOLOGY, PHILOLOGY AND COMPARATIVE DICTIONARY OF SYNONYMS IN 22 DEAD AND ANCIENT LANGUAGES. “B” (B - Byblos). From A Set Of 7 Volumes. Akkadian, Arabic, Aramaic, Assyrian,... More > Azerbaijani/Azeri, Babylonian, Neo Babylonian, Canaanite, Chaldean, Essenic, Farsi (Persian), Hebrew, Mandaic, Nazorean, Phoenician, Sumerian, Swadaya, Syriac, Turkish, Turoyo, Ugaritic, Urdu. (Origin And History Of Words And Dialects). Published by Times Square Press, www.timessquarepress.com< Less
World’s Famous 10 Epics-II: The Epic of Mahabharata By e-Kitap Projesi
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The Mahabharata (composed between 300 BC - 300 AD) has the honor of being the longest epic in world literature, 100,000 2-line stanzas (although the most critical edition edits this down to about... More > 88,000, like “Mevlana J. Roumi’s Masnawi in our Turkish Culture Literature, for example: Masnawi contains 26,000 baits (beyts) like this), making it eight times as long as Homer's Iliad and Odyssey together, and over 3 times as long as the Bible. According to the Narasimhan version, 4000 lines relate main story; the rest contain additional myths and teachings. In other words, the Mahabharata resembles a long journey with many side roads and detours. It is said that “Whatever is here is found elsewhere. But whatever is not here is nowhere else.” The name means “Great story Bharatas.” Bharata was an early ancestor of both the Pandavas and Kauravas who fight each other in a great war, The main narrative concerning the war is contained in the first ten books. And these sections are summarized “12 Tablets” in this book.< Less
Gathered Words By S. M. Terzian
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A conflict between a Turkish history professor and his American born Armenian photographer lover over the ownership of of an old buried artistic treasure unveils the poignant tale of Paul Naroian, an... More > Armenian on the run. The Turks are at it again and he is told to leave Constntinople and his position at the German Embassy. In America, unable to speak English, he struggles to support his children and frivolous wife until rumors of her infidelity forces a move to California's Central Valley where he is cheated of his savings. Now penniless and depressed, faced with the death of a daughter and his wife's continued faithlessness, Paul is driven to murder and suicide.< Less
The Salamis Ring By James Gibbs
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How one man becomes a microcosm of the Cyprus enigma: Failing law student Pierce Mathews rescues a mysterious Cypriot girl whose steleto heals sunk in the grass. She intrigues him with the history of... More > her anexed island which has more impac on Pierces american barworker friend Ricky who's obsession with American foreign policy is no small illness. Andrula is invited to Pierces family home on the isle of man. When Pierce is invited to Cyprus for a job, things turn sour. He becomes a stooge, Ricky comes to to his aid intending to lead him to freedom through the Turkish Republic of Norther Cyprus.< Less
Land Registry and Cadastre in Turkey By SEDAT BAKICI
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LAND REGISTRY AND CADASTRE IN TURKEY,HISTORY OF TURKISH LAND REGISTRY AND CADASTRE, GENERAL DUTIES and ORGANISATION of GENERAL DIRECTORATE OF LAND REGISTRY AND CADASTRE, PROPERTY RIGHTS and LAND... More > REGISTRY IN TURKEY, PROPERTY RIGHTS, LAND REGISTRY SYSTEM, BASIC PRINCIPLES OF LAND REGISTRY, REAL PROPERTY ACQUISITIONS OF REAL PERSONS AND LEGAL ENTITIES, TYPES OF TRANSACTIONS CARRIED OUT IN LAND REGISTRY, TAKBIS (Land Registry and Cadastre Information System), REAL ESTATE ACQUISITION BY FOREIGNERS IN TURKEY, CADASTRE, RENOVATION OF THE CADASTRAL MAPS, LICENSED SURVEYING AND CADASTRE ENGINEERS AND OFFICES, REVOLVING FUND ADMINISTRATION< Less
My Life & Poetry By Juan Francisco Manzano
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One of the goals of Magribine Press is to reprint rare materials on the history of Islam, Sufism, immigration, and Black Nationalism in America. As part of this goal, we reprint this collection of... More > the writing of the Cuban poet Juan Francisco Manzano. These were written over 170 years ago and provide a unique look at Cuban slavery. The translator, Richard Robert Madden, was also responsible for preserving Islamic Slave Narratives and epistles in Jamaica and a travel narrative of his journeys in Egypt, Palestine, and Turkey. Madden had fluency in English, Spanish, Arabic, Turkish, and Irish Gælic. His work was ahead of its time in preserving the rights of minorities in the Caribbean and in England itself.< Less
The Roots of Civilisation By Abdullah Ocalan
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PRISON WRITINGS - THE ROOTS OF CIVILISATION Abdullah Ocalan was the most wanted man in Turkey for almost two decades until his kidnapping and arrest in Nairobi in 1999. He has been in Prison ever... More > since. He is the founder of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). From 1984, under his leadership, the PKK fought for an independent Kurdish state in the Southeast of Turkey. In a sustained popular uprising, thousands of Kurdish fighters took on the Turkish army to protect their Kurdish identity, culture and language from annihilation and assimilation. Since his imprisonment, Ocalan has written a number of books on Kurdish history, Kurdish politics, and perspectives for a sustainable peace process and a democratic Turkey. His Prison Writings deal with the history of the region and its major religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam) and define the Kurdish position in this context, from ancient civilisations to the feudal age through the birth of capitalism and beyond.< Less
Hazan Genealogy: “Aaron De Yoseph Hazan - Izmir Jews 1600-2000” By G. Ender Hazan
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This book is about the scholar religious leaders of the HAZAN family who lived in Izmir for more than 400 years. In every generation there were one or two “CHIEF RABBIS” who were... More > responsible for different cities of the Ottoman Empire. The great secular leader AARON DE YOSEPH HAZAN is written in the second part of this book. (1848 -1931) • Named as “LEV TOV = GOOD HEART”, was a great leader in the Jewish community of Izmir. • He has founded the newspaper "LA BUENA ESPERANSA" and kept it alive by himself for 41 years • He was the first teacher of Modern Turkish in the Jewish community for 50 years. • He was the first who opened "The Girls school" in Izmir. • He made great efforts in order to have the Beth-Israel synagogue built. • He established Karatash Hospital and created Liga. • He set up the Ozer Dalim charity society and became it’s president for 50 years. • Rav Hayim Palachi was his cousin. • There are many chief rabbi cousins in his family.< Less
Hazan Genealogy: “Aaron De Yoseph Hazan - Izmir Jews 1600-2000” By G. Ender Hazan
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This book is about the scholar religious leaders of the HAZAN family who lived in Izmir for more than 400 years. In every generation there were one or two “CHIEF RABBIS” who were... More > responsible for different cities of the Ottoman Empire. The great secular leader AARON DE YOSEPH HAZAN is written in the second part of this book. (1848 -1931) • Named as “LEV TOV = GOOD HEART”, was a great leader in the Jewish community of Izmir. • He has founded the newspaper "LA BUENA ESPERANSA" and kept it alive by himself for 41 years • He was the first teacher of Modern Turkish in the Jewish community for 50 years. • He was the first who opened "The Girls school" in Izmir. • He made great efforts in order to have the Beth-Israel synagogue built. • He established Karatash Hospital and created Liga. • He set up the Ozer Dalim charity society and became it’s president for 50 years. • Rav Hayim Palachi was his cousin. • There are many chief rabbi cousins in his family.< Less
From Shaw Island to the Black Sea By Carole Davis
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Get ready for a wild ride! Carole's stories span 50 years and bobble close to home and around the world. They roam the yaylas of the Kaçkar Mountains and the highlands of Peru. They explore... More > the streets of Senegal and the violent history of Guatemala. They wander the hillsides of Southern Spain and the steppes of Eastern Turkey. And they ramble the plains of Mesopotamia and the tundra of Iceland. Hold an assault rifle and a sheep's teat, visit Carole's childhood bathroom and her husband's dresser, careen the streets of Trabzon and join the Order of the Golden Dragon. Cook flat bread over an open fire, make friends around the globe, and sleep in a French garret and a Turkish container. You'll float a log to Yellow Island and take a plane with a hole in the wing, meet a Kurdish housewife and the women of Paris. You'll drink tea with armed guards and collect dead birds along the road. Prepare to expect the unexpected.< Less

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