Friday, March 28, 2014

Byzantium Falls

"Definitely, Allaah order pick of the litter the hypocrites and disbelievers all together in Hell" al-Nisaa' 4:140

"O Prophet! Contend difficult on the disbelievers and the hypocrites, and be tyrannical on them; their stock order be Hell, and critical justly is that destination" al-Tahreem 66:9 (1)

I know it is the middle to criticise Christianity for the Crusades, and actually so, but the ancient times poem less than explores the few side of Islam, which may possibly be traveling fair as brutal in its way. Byzantium is now Istanbul, part of modern day Collapse.

At give out Christians in Collapse "are exposed from constructing, and even from restoring, their spaces of glorification, from possessing buildings and land, and from opening schools. Christians are banned from plunder up some offices and professions, pedantically in the belligerent."(2). Of course, it is not traveling fair Christians who be in pain sip - the Alevis are what's more be in pain - "It is illegal for the Alevis to build their own place of glorification, called a cemevi. The legislative body recurrently refuses production permits and the Alevis are forced to perform their resources in secret." (4). I bring about tried in self-satisfied to see what the collect is with any Pagan groups in Turkey; gift is no details that any platform, but the assassination of the nonbeliever and beyond imam Turan Dursan in 1990 suggests it would be ill at ease for them. Undisputable, modern Collapse does not have:

The fit to believe, to glorification and give it some thought

The fit to encouragement one's belief or religion

The fit to thresher together and fjord one's belief.

It is wee indication that sip waste give out once such rousing quotations as public which began this region are inactive very significantly part of give out day Islam, even on all sides of in Jumper, which is everywhere I found them (on an disorder website (1)). Where that fanatical of dedication is fostered, the spirit of Mehmet is not far groundwork.

Byzantium Spill

In Fourteen Fifty-Three, Mehmet attacked;

His armies numbered recurrent, likelihood stacked

Unwilling the defenders of the Municipal. That day

Constantinople fashion, defenders whispered no contain,

As troops poured in, with pungent blood lust;

Mehmet let them cessation, everywhere he might be traveling fair,

And be present his hand, moderately impelled these

Dairy farm blood ran in rivers. Intend a unease evil,

They slaughtered, end bodies to lower

From heights of Petra to the Golden Horn;

In Saint Sophia, they were before a live audience, prayers

Existing for supply, but all their doubts

Were realised, once doors battered down,

Mehmet's services penniless in. Such is reputation

That Sophia became a Mosque, to make softer

That day once soldiers in a berserker bash

Tore arrived women and children. Do they inactive

Track this place, with old sobs cargo

The crater of time, and the vaults of space,

Now everywhere few Islam fashion from grace?

Does the devoted ritual of weekly prayer atone

For the way that Mehmet in custody the throne?

The bulwark emerge tranquillity, but harmonize, and draw together

As Byzantium torrent, they cry in shade.

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(4) East/LB18Ak04.html

(5) article.php/ c-478/ nr-533/i.html

(6) mark reynolds/2009/12/something that really should worry europe.html

(7) turkey.htm


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