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Ataol Behramoglu
Ataol Behramoğlu
Ataol Behramoğlu
(born April 13, 1942, in Çatalca, Istanbul Province, Turkey) is a prominent Turkish poet, author, and Russian-into-Turkish literary translator.Contents1 Life1.1 1980 Turkish coup d'état 1.2 Return home2 Bibliography 3 External linksLife[edit] Ataol Behramoğlu
Ataol Behramoğlu
graduated from the University of Ankara, Department of Russian Language and Literature in 1966. In 1970, he published his second book of verse "One Day Definitely". Reprinted many times until today, this collection of poems was well received as a synthesis of the poetic tradition of Nazim Hikmet
Nazim Hikmet
(1902-1963) with elements of symbolism and surrealism. He was asked to read his poems before packed audiences of students. In the autumn of 1970, he left Turkey
Turkey
to travel abroad to broaden his studies of language and literature
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Çatalca
Çatalca
Çatalca
(Metrae, Μέτραι in Ancient Greek) is a city and a rural district in Istanbul, Turkey. It is in East Thrace, on the ridge between the Marmara and the Black Sea. Most people living in Çatalca
Çatalca
are either farmers or those visiting vacation homes. Many families from Istanbul
Istanbul
come to Çatalca during weekends to hike in the forests or have picnics.Contents1 History1.1 Antiquity 1.2 Modern period2 Population 3 Geography 4 Media 5 International relations5.1 Twin towns and sister cities6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] Antiquity[edit] Çatalca's ancient Greek name was Ergískē (Ἐργίσκη)
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Hungary
Coordinates: 47°N 20°E / 47°N 20°E / 47; 20Hungary Magyarország  (Hungarian)FlagCoat of armsAnthem: "Himnusz" (Hungarian)[1] "Hymn"Location of  Hungary  (dark green) – in Europe  (green & dark grey) – in the European Union  (green)  –  [Legend]Capital and largest city Budapest 47°26′N 19°15′E / 47.433°N 19.250°E / 47.433; 19.250Official language and national language Hungarian[2]Ethnic groups (2011)80.7% Hungarians 14.7% not declared 3.1% Roma 1.3% Germans[3]Religion52.9% Christianity –38.9% Catholicism –13.7% Protestantism –0.1% Orthodox Church 0.1% Judaism 1.7% other 18.2% not religious 27.2% unanswered[4]Demonym HungarianGovernment Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic• PresidentJános Áder• Prime MinisterViktor O
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Vladimir Mayakovsky
Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky
Mayakovsky
(/ˌmɑːjəˈkɔːfski, -ˈkɒf-/;[1] Russian: Владимир Владимирович Маяковский; 19 July [O.S. 7 July] 1893 – 14 April 1930) was a Russian Soviet poet, playwright, artist, and actor. During his early, pre-Revolution period leading into 1917, Mayakovsky became renowned as a prominent figure of the Russian Futurist movement, being among the signers of the Futurist manifesto, A Slap in the Face of Public Taste (1913), and authoring poems such as A Cloud in Trousers (1915) and Backbone Flute
Backbone Flute
(1916). Mayakovsky
Mayakovsky
produced a large and diverse body of work during the course of his career: he wrote poems, wrote and directed plays, appeared in films, edited the art journal LEF, and created agitprop posters in support of the Communist Party during the Russian Civil War
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Sándor Petőfi
Sándor Petőfi (Hungarian: [ˈʃaːndor ˈpɛtøːfi]; né Petrovics;[2][3] Slovak: Alexander
Alexander
Petrovič;[2] Serbian: Александар Петровић; 1 January 1823 – most likely 31 July 1849)[1] was a Hungarian poet and liberal revolutionary. He is considered Hungary's national poet, and was one of the key figures of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848. He is the author of the Nemzeti dal (National Song), which is said to have inspired the revolution in the Kingdom of Hungary
Kingdom of Hungary
that grew into a war for independence from the Austrian Empire
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Sorbonne
The Sorbonne
Sorbonne
is an edifice of the Latin Quarter, in Paris, France, which was the historical house of the former University of Paris. Today, it houses part or all of several higher education and research institutions such as Sorbonne
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Rotterdam
Rotterdam
Rotterdam
(/ˈrɒtərdæm/ or /ˌrɒtərˈdæm/;[8][9] Dutch: [ˌrɔtərˈdɑm] ( listen)) is a city in the Netherlands, in South Holland
South Holland
within the Rhine–Meuse– Scheldt
Scheldt
river delta at the North Sea. Its history goes back to 1270, when a dam was constructed in the Rotte river, after which people settled around it for safety. In 1340, Rotterdam
Rotterdam
was granted city rights by the Count of Holland.[10] A major logistic and economic centre, Rotterdam
Rotterdam
is Europe's largest port, and has a population of 633,471 (2017), the second-largest in the Netherlands, just behind Amsterdam.[11] Rotterdam
Rotterdam
is known for the Erasmus
Erasmus
University, its riverside setting, lively cultural life, and maritime heritage
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Master Of Arts
A Master of Arts
Arts
(Latin: Magister Artium; abbreviated MA; also Latin: Artium Magister, abbreviated AM) is a person who was admitted to a type of master's degree awarded by universities in many countries, and the degree is also named Master of Arts
Arts
in colloquial speech. The degree is usually contrasted with the Master of Science. Those admitted to the degree typically study linguistics, history, communication studies, diplomacy, public administration, political science, or other subjects within the scope of the humanities and social sciences; however, different universities have different conventions and may also offer the degree for fields typically considered within the natural sciences and mathematics
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Germany
Coordinates: 51°N 9°E / 51°N 9°E / 51; 9Federal Republic
Republic
of Germany Bundesrepublik Deutschland (German)[a]FlagCoat of armsMotto:  "Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit" (de facto) "Unity and Justice and Freedom"Anthem: "Deutschlandlied" (third verse only)[b] "Song of Germany"Location of  Germany  (dark green) – in Europe  (green & dark grey) – in the European Union  (green)Location of
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Festival D'Avignon
The Festival d'Avignon, or Avignon
Avignon
Festival, is an annual arts festival held in the French city of Avignon
Avignon
every summer in July in the courtyard of the Palais des Papes
Palais des Papes
as well as in other locations of the city. Founded in 1947 by Jean Vilar, it is the oldest extant festival in France
France
and one of the world's greatest
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Australia
Coordinates: 25°S 133°E / 25°S 133°E / -25; 133Commonwealth of AustraliaFlagCoat of armsAnthem: "Advance Australia
Australia
Fair"[N 1]Capital Canberra 35°18′29″S 149°07′28″E / 35.30806°S 149.12444°E / -35.30806; 149.12444Largest city SydneyNational language English[N 2]DemonymAustralian Aussie
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Finland
Finland
Finland
(/ˈfɪnlənd/ ( listen); Finnish: Suomi [suo̯mi] ( listen); Swedish: Finland
Finland
[ˈfɪnland]), officially the Republic
Republic
of Finland
Finland
(Finnish: Suomen tasavalta, Swedish: Republiken Finland)[7] is a sovereign state in Northern Europe. The country has land borders with Sweden
Sweden
to the northwest, Norway
Norway
to the north, and Russia
Russia
to the east. To the south is the Gulf of Finland
Finland
with Estonia
Estonia
on the opposite side
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Lausanne
Lausanne
Lausanne
(/loʊˈzæn/, French pronunciation: ​[lozan], German: Lausanne, and also Lausannen[3] Italian: Losanna, Romansh: Losanna)[4] is a city in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, and the capital and biggest city of the canton of Vaud. The city is situated on the shores of Lake Geneva
Lake Geneva
(French: Lac Léman, or simply Le Léman).[5] It faces the French town of Évian-les-Bains, with the Jura Mountains
Jura Mountains
to its north-west
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Federico García Lorca
Federico del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús García Lorca,[1] known as Federico García Lorca[n 1] (Spanish pronunciation: [feðeˈɾiko ɣarˈθi.a ˈlorka]; 5 June 1898 – 19 August 1936) was a Spanish poet, playwright, and theatre director. García Lorca achieved international recognition as an emblematic member of the Generation of '27, a group consisting of mostly poets who introduced the tenets of European movements (such as symbolism, futurism, and surrealism) into Spanish literature.[2][3] He was executed by Nationalist forces at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War.[4][5][6][7][8] His body has never been found. In 2008, a Spanish judge opened an investigation into Lorca's death
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Turkish War Of Independence
Decisive[2][3] Turkish victory[4]Overthrow of the Ottoman sultanate Withdrawal of Allied forces from Anatolia
Anatolia
and Thrace Establishment of the Republic of Turkey Starting of the series of reforms led by AtatürkBelligerents Turkish National MovementGrand National Assembly (after 1920)Kuva-yi Nizamiye Kuva-yi Milliye
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Antalya
Antalya
Antalya
(Turkish pronunciation: [ɑnˈtɑljɑ]) is the fifth-most populous city in Turkey
Turkey
and the capital of its eponymous province. Located on Anatolia's flourishing southwest coast bordered by the Taurus Mountains, Antalya
Antalya
is the largest Turkish city on the Mediterranean coast with over one million people in its metropolitan area.[2][3] The city that is now Antalya
Antalya
was first settled around 200 BC by the Attalid dynasty
Attalid dynasty
of Pergamon, which was soon subdued by the Romans. Roman rule saw Antalya
Antalya
thrive, including the construction of several new monuments, such as Hadrian's Gate, and the proliferation of neighboring cities
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