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It is Constantinople and not Istanbul part deux

Reader comment on item: Turkey in Cyprus vs. Israel in Gaza
in response to reader comment: Istanbul - a city created by the Turkish Postal Service Law on 28.03.1930 !

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Sep 3, 2010 at 07:16

Ianus wrote

>Hi, dhimmi no more !

Hi Ianus

I do give you high marks and we indeed learned a lot about the Cyprus tragedy and in my case I'm having a second look at the life of Nasser and Makarious and Cyprus so stay tuned

>You have written a nice comment , indeed ! You notice :

Thank you and nothing makes me happy than to expose those Turkish propagandists. If you have the time just check my exchange with the poster Turk and you discover that once you scratch the surface he and his likes have no clue

My first encounter with the Armenian Genocide was in many chats that I had with a lovely Armenian woman that survived such horror and was able to escape to Cairo and then on to California and in the process I did some reading on the Armenians that made it to the safety of Egypt and the response of Egyptians to such horror and it indeed was a great human response where such tragedy was called madhbahat al-arman or the killing of the Armenians as the word fana' or genocide was not used then and it gave me great hope that humanity always win and that "old civilizations are never conjured away" and that all of us humans have to remember the victims of such horror and never forget it

I can almost write a book about the Arabs and their views about the Turks and their imperialism even for people that share the same faith there really used to be (before the rise of radical islam) more tolerance and care for diversity in the Arab world and yes Dhimmis were dhimmis but no one was being subjected to genocides

> Can you our dear kaan the propagandist stand in the middle of occupied Constantinople and say: There really was an Armenian genocide! Any guesses about what would happen to you? Oh let me guess you will lose your little job posting drivel on the internet right? ...<I am afraid it would be the least harmful thing that might happen to him if he followed your advice. A much more probable scenario would be a lynching by the angry Turkish mob or a knife or a bullet inserted in his back by a brave and offended Kemalist Moslem Turk. Do you remember what happened to Hrank Dink ?

Or even worse being put in a Turkish prison but I did not want to scare the poor guy

>"...contrasted to the government-sponsored campaign to terrorize, ruin and destroy the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Constaninople , one of the oldest Christian instituion in this world !"Ianus, the town is still called Istanbul> No it is occupied Constantinople and get used to it

Very interesting and this reminds me of the fact that the Arab imperialists called the city of Cairo: al-Qahira a name that no Egyptian seems to use and instead even pious Muslims use the very old name of the city and that is Masr (yes it is the name that the Pharaohs would have used) which was the name of a very ancient city that was located at the site of today's old Cairo and I suspect that the semitic root MSR (Egypt in Arabic is Msr and in Syriac Msr and in Hebrew Mtzrm and I'm not using any short vowels) because those arriving to the Nile valley from the east ended in the city of Masr .

I guess indeed old civilizations are never conjured away

>Still if somebody asked an absurd question "Can a whole new city be created by a postal servcie law , then the answer is definitely "Yes" ! Just look at how Constantinople after 1800 years became overnight "Istanbul". In this way any European or American city can overnight become a purely Turkish city. I can imagine "New York" becoming "Yeni Ataturkabad" , London "Turkkale" , Washington "Turkiyekoy " etc. etc.

It does not surpise me as the turks suffer from a big time case of delusions


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