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Synonyms for Adrianople

a city in northwestern Turkey

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The Treaty of Adrianople in 1829 stipulated a single opportunity for the Russians to intrude on the territory of the Romanian Principalities, in case their rights were violated by the Turkish.
And though shrewder emperors had formerly welcomed such peoples and drew upon their strengths, O'Donnell writes that after Adrianople "the Visigoths inside the empire now felt no particular loyalty to the hand that had first failed to feed them and then tried to smite them, only to finally prove itself both weak and vacillating.
On that occasion, known to history as the Battle of Adrianople, which is usually considered to be the beginning of the end of the Roman Empire, tens of thousands of Romans and their allies were hewn down, crippling the once-invincible Roman military and guaranteeing the supremacy of the Goths in the eastern portions of the empire ever after.
And so, on a summer day near the town of Adrianople, with legions of Germanic cavalry bearing down on him, the Emperor Valens finds himself in the middle of the actual "last big push" only to discover that there's nobody left.
Increasing importance of the Danube, following the provisions of the Peace of Adrianople, made the role of ports to increase rapidly.
Only when the East had ceased to be Christian, and a Mohammedan sultan ruled at Adrianople and Byzantium, did the civilization of Western Europe finally form for itself a new way of life and a new conception of the universe" (p.
In 1829, the Treaty of Adrianople was signed, ending war between Russia and the Ottoman Empire.
The Balkan War of 1912--13 with Greece, Serbia and Bulgaria saw the Ottoman territory in Europe reduced to an area around Adrianople and Constantinople.
Akkerman has to be always evaluated in connection with the other treaty signed between two empires after three years, the Treaty of Adrianople.
In the story, thousands of Greeks have gathered in Adrianople in Thrace to partake in the ceremony commemorating the Dormition of the Virgin Mary.
The Goths turned on them violently and won skirmishes because they outnumbered the Romans, with the Battle of Adrianople in 378 representing a devastating victory over Roman forces.
Painter:1964) But the crossover of around 1100,000 fighters of the western Goths to pass the Danube in 376AD--where the Romanian government let them to reside in Mouachia and Thrace--made a shock in the body of the empire as those entrants took no long to revolute against the empire itself, beat the emperor Valens in the battle of Adrianople and slaughtered him in 378AD (Refer to map 1).
It is important to remember that "Romania's birth" was not a spontaneous act of will, but it must be mentioned how important the economic revolution produced by the Treaty of Adrianople was; its consequences largely determined the new social policy of the nineteenth century.
He left his native country, Spain, as a child in 1492, and then left Portugal in 1497, later living in the Balkans (at first in Nicopolis in the north-western part of present-day Greece, then from the early 1520s in Adrianople in present-day Turkish Thrace, then in Salonica and Constantinople), eventually moving to Safed in the Galilee, where he died in 1575.