August 10, 1920, Ottoman Empire – Today in History

Throughout the period, the “secret sauce” of Ottoman power was an army of élite infantry called “Janissaries”.  Janissaries were Christian slaves, usually taken as spoils of…

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14 thoughts on “August 10, 1920, Ottoman Empire – Today in History

  1. The ability of any nation or culture to acknowledge its past misdeeds is so very rare and yet so very necessary to minimizing current and future discord. George Santayana famously said “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” That is equally true of those who may remember, but fail to recognize and accept responsibility for historic actions and their effects.

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