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Tag: Ataturk

On this day in 1955, The Constantinople riots begin

On this day in 1955, the Constantinople riots begin

The Constantinople pogrom, also known as the Constantinople riots, Septemvriana and September events, was an organised mob attack directed at the city’s Greek minority on 6-7 September 1955. The events were triggered…

Hagia Sophia – Then, Now, Always

Hagia Sophia – Then, Now, Always

Constantinos Patralis “But it’s a UNESCO heritage site!!” What a strange way to begin this conversation, rarely does one ask a question, make a statement or a comment even. It’s somehow unavoidable…

September 6, 1955, The Constantinople riots begin 8

September 6, 1955, The Constantinople riots begin

The Constantinople pogrom, also known as the Constantinople riots, Septemvriana and September events, was an organised mob attack directed at the city’s Greek minority on 6-7 September 1955. The events were triggered…

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