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the Ottoman court in Constantinople

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The major upheavals that occurred during this period in the political, social, economic and military life of the Romanians and implicitly, in the field of justice, had the natural consequence of a new wave of Turkish words imposed by numerous Turkish and Greek officials, that the Ottoman Porte permanently had between the two principalities or the use of terms already present in the vocabulary of the Romanian language (Hristea, 1984).
Knowing foreign languages, good translators and diplomats of the Ottoman Porte, they opened for the Romanian Principalities a way to Western culture, modernization and legal reforms.
74) The author of A Historical and Political Description of the Ottoman Porte, Sergei Nikolaevich Glinka, cited Herder's diatribes against the Turks, in which the German philosopher bemoaned the destruction of numerous works of art and the reduction of the Greeks to slavery.
Plagiarizing from de Bonald, the anonymous author of A Historical, Statistical, and Political Overview of the Ottoman Porte stressed the failure of the Turks to absorb European influences despite centuries of presence on the continent: "Only these barbarians, despite having conquered many enlightened peoples, could mix with their captives without adopting their language, faith, enlightenment, and customs.
The confluence of these factors created a mood where the subjection of the Greek population to the Ottoman Porte was acknowledged by observers.
Most forcefully, Fahmy argues against scholarship (identified as "nationalist") that has recognized Muhammad Ali as the "founder of modem Egypt" and which contended that his struggles with the Ottoman Porte were directed toward the sole purpose of achieving independence on behalf of the Egyptian nation.
After the occupation of the Romanian Principalities, General Wittgenstein gives a proclamation on behalf of Tsar Nicholas I, which stated: "The war declared by Russia on the Ottoman Porte serves no purpose other than fulfilling the straightest complaints and implementing the most solemn treaties.
The principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia obeying, after surrending, the suzerainty of the Ottoman Porte and Russia granting their prosperity--it specified the document--, is self explanatory that they will retain all the privileges and immunities granted, either by their surrendings or by the treaties concluded by the two empires or the Hatti-Sheriffs given in various moments.
The Ottoman Porte as suzerain was bound to respect the right of the Principalities stipulated in the treaties from 1812 and 1826 concluded with Russia, on autonomy (freedom of religion, independent administration and so on); to enforce the conformation of these rights by the Turkish commanders on the right bank of the Danube; finally, it was expressly forced not to tolerate any Turkish settlement on the left bank of the river, and the retrocession of the main ports of the Danube.