Rumelia


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Rumelia

(ruːˈmiːlɪə)
n
(Historical Terms) history the possessions of the Ottoman Empire in the Balkan peninsula: including Macedonia, Albania, Thrace, and an autonomous province (Eastern Rumelia) ceded in 1885 to Bulgaria
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com/articles/170697/Bulgaria+Marking+130+Years+Since+Unification">marking 130 years since the Unification of 1885 - the day when the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia merged after eight years of externally imposed division.
The film begins at the end of the Balkan War of 1912, in which the Ottomans suffered a major defeat -- the loss of Rumelia, land that included the provinces of Thrace, Macedonia and some of Bulgaria.
The situation in the Balkans got worst in September 1885, when the mutiny from Eastern Rumelia outburst, leading to the proclamation of this province's union with Bulgaria, under the reign of Alexander von Battenberg.
petersburg and in particular parts of the streets march 25 and eastern rumelia.
Stands, capable of seating thousands of spectators, have been erected along the Al Rumelia Park for Families.
I am the sultan of sultans, the proof of emperors, the distributor of crowns to the monarchs of the surface of the earth, the shadow of God on the lands, the sultan of the White [Mediterranean] Sea, the Black Sea, Anatolia, Rumelia, Karaman, of Rum, of the provinces of the Zulkadir, of Diyarbakir, of Kurdistan, of Azerbaijan, of Persia, of Syria, of Egypt, of Mecca and Medina, of Jerusalem, of all the lands of Arabia, of the Yemen, of Hungary, and of the many lands which my glorious and august majesty has conquered with a flaming sword, praise be to God and God is great".
Ibrahim Divarci, a photographer from Konya, said Thursday a project was underway to assess and register mosques, inns, public baths, bridges and clock towers extending from the Ottoman era up to today in Rumelia.
64), this register, as the editor points out in the introduction, is not a court register, but a sikayet defteri, or register of complaints, submitted between September 1782 and January 1783 by the populace of the Bitola/Manastir region to the kaymakam, or deputy governor, of Rumelia.
In Rumelia, the ayans had put the self-satisfied traders and government officers on notice; these warlords, claiming direct descent from the great Turkish nomad tribes, were to take over Osmanli Europe, introducing a reign of terror.
Edirne and Constantinople were, after all, "European" capitals; and Rumelia, in the Balkans, was (along with Anatolia) the central core of the empire and the source of much of its wealth and many of its officials.
Then, in 1863, he left Baghdad for Istanbul; later that year he was exiled to Edirne in Rumelia.
00 First US combat casualty, a Marine of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force killed in ground assault on the Rumelia oil field in southern Iraq.