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The Ottoman Empire used to be an Islamic imperial monarchy that existed for over six hundred years. on the top of its strength within the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, it encompassed 3 continents and served because the middle of worldwide interactions among the east and the west. And whereas the Empire used to be defeated after global warfare I and dissolved in 1920, the far-reaching results and affects of the Ottoman Empire are nonetheless truly seen in cutting-edge global cultures.
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All stock and crop raising, the Mesolithic a settled villager. Caves and rock shelters in highlands were gradually abandoned in favour of clay huts or mud-brick houses in settlements on plains. C. No earlier settlements have been discovered anywhere else, so Jericho has perhaps the longest continuous existence of any city in the world. Land ownership arose. Fixity of abode led to the accumulation of experience in the form of cultural tradition, and to the transmission of this tradition to subsequent One important result of community life was generations.
It became the language of Jesus and his people. Nor was the penetration of Aramaic confined to the Semitic area. Under Darius the Great (521-486) it was made the official their 44 responsible The Ancient Semites interprovincial language of the Persian government ; this rendered it until Alexander's conquest the lingua franca of an empire extending 'from India to Ethiopia'. Such a triumph on the part of a language not backed up by imperial power has no parallel in history. With the spread of Aramaic the Phoenician alphabet, which the Aramaeans were the first to adopt, also spread and passed on to other languages in Asia.
35 Syria disseminated over the whole Mediterranean, and the laurel, oleander, iris, ivy, mint and narcissus, which they introduced into Syria from Greece. The Phoenicians were the first to venture beyond the Pillars of Hercules (the opposite promontories of the Strait of Gibraltar) into the Atlantic Ocean, though how much of this sea they traversed is not easy to ascertain. They Isles and Cornwall to barter the have reached Scilly may Their crowning pottery, copper utensils and salt for tin. C.