Lessons for Istanbul

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  • Istanbul Park Protests Spread - … i. left in central Istanbul 10. redevelopment of the park would j. handed response GAP FILL People in Istanbul are (1) ____ … the few green areas left in central Istanbul. Journalist Murat Yetkin said the increasing ( ) leave Istanbul's Taksim Square. Mr Erdogan admitted … one of the few green areas left / remain in central Istanbul. Journalist Murat Yetkin said the increasing and "disproportionate" / "dispassionate" police …
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  • Byzantium - … Constantinople taken by Ottoman Turks (Mehmet, or Muhammad, II); renamed Istanbul, made capital of Ottoman Empire, and revived as center of … history of the city known as Byzantium, then Constantinople, then Istanbul from its original founding until the late 1500s. Remind them … of the Turks in 1453. Istanbul: The Imperial City John Freely. Penguin, 1998. The modern city of Istanbul, once Byzantium, then Constantinople …
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  • Children on the Street - … . Learn about the problems raised by rampant child homelessness in Istanbul and different efforts to reduce the numbers of homeless children … . How do the street children of Istanbul survive? c. How do the street children of Istanbul make money? d. Why did the … article features an organization dedicated to helping homeless children in Istanbul get off the street. What organizations are there in your …
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  • Aegean and Black Sea 2006 Expedition - I Can't Breathe! - … region's stage began during Paleolithic times; artifacts discovered near Istanbul are believed to be at least 100,000 years old … Greeks (776 - 323 BC), and Hellenistic Greeks (323 - 146 BC). Istanbul-"the only city that spans two continents"-has been a … from the Mediterranean passing through the Straits of Bosporus at Istanbul. Such a deluge, if it occurred, would have been disastrous …
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  • Istanbul (Not Constantinople!) - Istanbul (Not Constantinople!) By Annissa Hambouz and Javaid Khan January 31, … : GROUP 1: 1453- Start of the Ottoman Empire; New Capital Istanbul GROUP 2: 1821-1829- War of Independence; Loss of Ottoman … to Greece and Turkey, starting in Athens and ending in Istanbul. Use only land and sea transportation for your travel itinerary …
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  • Olympic Bid - … , Paris and Toronto are also top contenders, with Osaka and Istanbul rounding out the top five. The activities in this lesson … Olympic Summer Games. They are Bejing, Toronto, Paris, Osaka and Istanbul. Have students find these cities on a map or globe … city would you choose, and why? Why do you think Istanbul and Osaka are not given as much attention in the …
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  • Why I Write: Q. and A. With Seven Times Journalists - … interesting assignments I've had were traveling to Beijing and Istanbul for events. I covered the Olympics in Beijing in 2008 … and I really enjoyed the spectacle of the Olympic games. Istanbul is one of the most beautiful cities that I've … of civilization. I really enjoyed exploring all the history of Istanbul. Q. How do outside forces influence or shape your writing …
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  • Constructing Earthquake-Proof Buildings - … freestanding domed structures on Earth is the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey. It has survived all magnitudes of earthquakes for nearly … survive an earthquake. Hagia Sophia For nearly 1,000 years, Istanbul's great cathedral, the Hagia Sophia, has withstood frequent building …
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  • Global Faith - … . These symbols entered Islam when the Ottomans conquered Constantinople (today Istanbul) and adopted the city's existing flag. Explain to students … in Mecca, the Alhambra in Granada, the Sulyman mosque in Istanbul, the Ibn Tulun Mosque in Cairo, the Dome of the …
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  • Sacred Sites - … Synagogue in Prague, the Czech Republic; the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey; the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, Tibet; Chichen Itza in … a place of worship, such as the bombing of two Istanbul synagogues in 2003, the Cave of the Patriarchs Massacre in …
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