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Synonyms for Nicaea

an ancient city in Bithynia

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the seventh ecumenical council in 787 which refuted iconoclasm and regulated the veneration of holy images

the first ecumenical council in 325 which produced the wording of the Nicene Creed and condemned the heresy of Arianism

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'Iznik Enchanted' depicts a garden, taking floral elements from a tile panel at Topkapi Palace.
Edward Gibbs, the auction house's Middle East chairman, said: "It is one of the most important pieces of Iznik pottery in private hands, and a significant discovery to the field of Ottoman art."
An investigation on the population parameters of freshwater crayfish (Astacus leptodactylus Esch., 1823) in Lake Iznik (Bursa).
He collected individual tiles from different periods and countries, spanning Kashan, Iznik and Mughal.
Ajwa Hotel Sultanahmet stays true to its Arab roots and the hotel's design features carvings made by Topkapi restorers, wooden and mother of pearl ornaments- created by a Syrian craftsman, handmade furniture, Tabriz silk carpets, valuable paintings by Azerbaijani artists, Seljuk and Ottoman inspired architecture, marble work and intricately handcrafted Iznik tiles.
The late sixteenth-century (?) hagiographical work, which has been the basis for almost every subsequent recounting and from which the above details are gleaned, comes from the tekke community that, taking his name, flourished after Esrefoglu's death (874/1469T.?), mainly in Iznik and Bursa.
Marmara Bolgesindeki Sapanca, Iznik, Uluabat, Manyas gollerinde periyodik olarak limnolojik calismalar yapildigi gibi, bu gollerde avcilik yapan balikcilarin Almanya'dan getirilen aglarla deneme avciligi yapmalari saglanmistir.
The Ottomans inherited the madrasa system of the Seljuk Turks called "Ottomanmedreses." In Iznik, the first Ottoman madrasa was built in 1331 by the second Ottoman monarch Gazi Orhan Beg.
The courtyard of the mosque has Iznik tiles that wrap around it, displaying Ayat al-Kursi, one of the verses of the Quran.
(2012) applied three artificial intelligence approaches, namely ANNs, ANFIS and GEP to forecast daily lake-level variations of Lake Iznik in Turkey.
It is commonly agreed that the golden age of this art involves the applications in Iznik in the 16th century.
Terry Richardson, Telegraph Travel's Istanbul expert, describes how the "interior gleams with the famous blue Iznik tiles from which its name derives." It was built under the reign of the Ottoman ruler Ahmed I between 1609 and 1616, and is now open to nonworshippers every day outside of prayer times.
It takes its name from the mainly blue handcrafted Iznik tiles decorating its vast interior and welcomes modestly dressed visitors outwith prayer times.