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사만 토후국 History of Samanid Emirate (819~1006)

사만 토후국 History of Samanid Emirate (819~1006)

The Samanid Empire was a Sunni Iranian empire founded by four brothers; Nuh, Ahmad, Yahya, and Ilyas. 819 Nuh-Ahmad-Yahya-Ilyas granted authority from Caliph Al-Ma’Mun then founded four Samanid states and ruled each Samarkand, Shash, Ferghana, Herat. 839/840 Nuh captures Isfijab(Sayram) and constructed a wall around it to protect the city from the nomadic Turks. 856 …

Squatting history of Leiden mapped

Squatting history of Leiden mapped

The house where painter Rembrandt was born used to stand here. The house was demolished to make room for these luxury apartments. Squatters occupied the apartments, because people couldn’t afford to live here… And at the same time, there was a housing shortage. When an alderman came here to commemorate Rembrandt’s birth… squatters threw a …

Ancient Rome 101 | National Geographic

Ancient Rome 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] The story of ancient Rome is a story of evolution, of how a civilization’s ability to adapt and dominate can lead to its survival for over 1,000 years. Rome began as a small village on central Italy’s Tiber River. In the coming centuries, it grew into an empire that stretched from the north …

Історія України за 10 хвилин / Українська історія / History of Ukraine (english subtitles) ЗНО

Історія України за 10 хвилин / Українська історія / History of Ukraine (english subtitles) ЗНО

History lessons have always been the saddest among all other lessons during our school years. These constant wars and rebellions! How can one remember them? All these princes, hetmans and writers – is it possible not to confuse them? And thick volumes of textbooks and novels, making you drowsy. And historical head-scratching maps. And constant …