Ottoman Cities

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History Of Moldova - Part of The Russian Empire
... By the Treaty of Bucharest of May 28, 1812 between the Ottoman Empire and the Russian Empire — concluding the Russo-Turkish War, 1806-1812 — the latter annexed the ... Romanian United Principalities, a vassal state of the Ottoman Empire ... Cities, communes, counties, and the entire region would elect each a local council representing noblemen, merchants and peasants ...
Ottoman Architecture - Paradise Gardens
... Earth gardens in the Ottoman period were highly impacted by paradise, therefore connected with the arts and spaces of the everyday life, having many descriptions relating to the Qur'an ... In Islamic cities, such as the Ottoman cities, where the mosques were considered as the “focal” point, it was common for mosques to have ... Apart from the mosques, cities were also developed into “extremely friendly cities” ...

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    The city is always recruited from the country. The men in cities who are the centres of energy, the driving-wheels of trade, politics or practical arts, and the women of beauty and genius, are the children or grandchildren of farmers, and are spending the energies which their fathers’ hardy, silent life accumulated in frosty furrows in poverty, necessity and darkness.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)