When one reads Journal of a Visit to Constantinople and Some of the Greek Islands in the Spring and Summer of 1833, by John Auldjo it is easy to go through ever line and analyze or elaborate on what John Auldjo is stating he encountered. In the section of the book titled “Sultans visit to the Mosque” one easily realizes that the Sultan was going to pray either the noon prayer also known as the Dhuhr in Arabic or Friday prayer when John Auldjo states that it was eleven thirty at the time. Had one not know the different prayer times in Islam and around what time those prayers are one would believe that the Sultan was simply visiting the mosque which is exactly the perspective that John Auldjo is providing readers because of his perspective. Furthermore it is important to mention that the reason that the marching band was present is because of the fact that different prayer were...
... middle of paper ...
...n Auldjo goes back to taking about the precession of the Sultan going to the mosque. After the thirty officers came the ministers of state. After the ministers of state came the Sultan on horseback. Constantinople of course was different from England because of the religious role in the society. In regards to if John Auldjo observations are correct, one believes that every prospective is different and his was limited because he was a visitor.
"COUNT ORLOFF – THE TRANSPARENT MAN." The Human Marvels. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Mar. 2014.
Donia, Robert J.. "The movement for Bosnian autonomy." Sarajevo: a biography. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Hurst & Co., 2006. 28. Print.
Journal of a Visit to Constantinople and Some of the Greek Islands in the Spring and Summer of 1833, by John Auldjo
Need Writing Help?
Get feedback on grammar, clarity, concision and logic instantly.Check your paper »
- The Galapagos Islands are astonishing and beautiful set of islands. Wild life is incredibly diverse among each of the islands, nowhere else could this be found on the planet earth. The Galapagos Island are a dream and haven to tourist and researchers everywhere. The Galapagos Island gave British scientist Charles Darwin the opportunity to create his theory of evolution. The variety of life can be found on water,land and aerial and some of these animals have not changed since prehistoric times because there was no disruption by humans .... [tags: Charles Darwin, Evolution, Galápagos Islands]
1330 words (3.8 pages)
- Lord of the Flies, which was written by William Golding, and The Coral Islands, which is written by R.M. Ballantyne were two books about British boys who were stuck on an island. Lord of the Flies is an imitation of The Coral Island. In Lord of the Flies the scene is set up with two boys stranded on an island from a plane crash, in which all the adults died. These boys were schoolboys that later found more boys that were stranded on the island by blowing on a conch shell. They all get together and they all decide to make their own society with a chief or leader.... [tags: Lord of the Flies, The Coral Islands]
951 words (2.7 pages)
- When we look at islands there are various categories and classes. There is a political category called small Islands Developing States or better known as SIDS. This paper will discuss how Small Island Developing States or better known as SIDS do not have agency with respect to climate change. Climate change is an extreme issue for the SIDS. It is important to acknowledge that apart from their lack of land, population and their weak economic situation they have to deal with the consequences of climate change.... [tags: developing states, small islands]
1581 words (4.5 pages)
- I came into this course with much less knowledge and appreciation for the region as I do now, but I did put it in my class selection tree because I did have some prior understanding of the great islands of the Pacific Ocean. I had always enjoyed a good Hawai’i action movie or a surf film, but it was not until relatively recent exposure to some pacific related content that my academic interests were peaked. It seemed that this past summer, by coincidence, every show I watched or book I read somehow tied into the Pacific island region.... [tags: Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Pacific Islands]
2032 words (5.8 pages)
- First off, The Spratly Islands are part of an archipelago which contains more than 100 small islands or reefs, they are surrounded by rich fishing grounds and by potential gas and iron deposits. They are claimed in their entirety by China, Taiwan and Vietnam, and small portions are claimed by Malaysia and Philippines. The Islands are located in Southeastern Asia, midway between Vietnam and the Philippines. (CIA, 2015) Yet, some countries have been claiming the Spratly Islands as far back as 1979, such as Malaysia who currently has control over 3 of the Islands but also claims the whole chain.... [tags: South China Sea, Southeast Asia, Spratly Islands]
1393 words (4 pages)
- The ability of women to influence the course of events in Iliad and Odyssey Women have always been an important part of human history since it began. The Greek Myths also show how women, though not as powerful as men, have been able to cause great changes to the course of events. The Trojan of war is one glorified example of it where because of one woman thousands of soldiers died. I would like to talk about such women from the readings that we have done in this course. I shall be talking about Helen of Troy, Kalypso, Circe, Nausicaa and Penelope to show how mortals and immortals have powers of sort but are still inferior to men.... [tags: Greek Literature]
1197 words (3.4 pages)
- People wonder why the world is so obsessed with ancient Greek myths when there just stories that was told millenniums ago. Although if you looked at the number of Greek-themed books and movies today, people would see that the world is still dazzled by Greek myths even if they can’t explain why. People see something related to a Greek myth every day and they don’t even notice. These ancient myths gave us an inside look on how the Greek lived back in that time and how their minds worked. Not only did the Greeks give us things like the alphabet, the Greeks gave us interesting stories that make us think if these Greek myths were real or just fables.... [tags: Greek mythology, Zeus, Apollo, Homer]
1011 words (2.9 pages)
- Hephaistos: The Obscure Greek God Greeks are known for many things. We know them for their poetry, for their philosophy, their politics--and also we have come to know them for their childish, petty, lustful, little gods. These gods, vengeful in the extreme, have been a source of much literature. However, not all the gods have the same publicity agent, and have suffered in obscurity for much too long. One of these gods, one of the Twelve Olympians, has been obscure in the least. He is different in most ways from the other gods, and I am here to illuminate him further to you.... [tags: Greek Mythology]
1038 words (3 pages)
- No one really knows who discovered the Falkland Islands. Nearly every British historian will insist that the English explorer John Davis discovered the islands in 1592(1) while Argentineans typically credit Vespucci, Magellan, or Sebald de Weert. (2) The events of January 2, 1883 are not in dispute, however. On this date, James Onslow, captain of the HMS Clio, dropped anchor just off the Falklands. The next day he went ashore and raised the British flag. (3) This action infuriated the Argentines, who had taken control of the Falklands upon receiving independence from Spain in 1816.... [tags: Falkland Islands War Independence Essays]
3772 words (10.8 pages)
- Ancient Greek Medicine While Greek Medicine particularly from the 5th century B.C onwards, increasingly used scientific method to develop cures, there still however remained people that considered medicine to be a religion. The ancient Greeks (Hellenic) made important discoveries about the human body and health, so by the sixth century BC, medicinal practices focused largely on a more clinical approach involving observation. Their discoveries were made by firstly studying the human anatomy using dissection and vivisection, finding ways to heal using things such as plants and herbs, then finally practising surgery on the human body using different instruments.... [tags: Greek History]
1520 words (4.3 pages)