The Republic of Turkey was born only 22 years before the Second World War and came from the disastrous experience of the last years of the Ottoman Empire, now in decline for at least 300 years. In fact, even before the Great War, the Empire was reduced only to the Turkish peninsula, to the current territory on European soil and to some territories from Syria to the Arab … Continue reading Turkey in the Second World War
I like the words. Unfortunately, my vocabulary in English is not extraordinary, perhaps not even in Italian, my native language, but I like to know origins and play with words. In this playful effort of mine, I hope I’ll never become like Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski, to the best known as John Conrad (I am modest, I know), a man with a very interesting life, but with … Continue reading WHY ARE WE THE BYZANTINE TIMES?