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U ak Province: Cities, Towns and Villages in U ak Province, Districts of U ak, Karahall , Banaz, Sivasl , K lk y, Karahalli, E me, Ulubey, U ak

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Published June 12th 2010
ISBN : 9781158008353
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32 pages
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Cities, Towns and Villages in Uak Province, Districts of Uak,MorePurchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Cities, Towns and Villages in Uak Province, Districts of Uak, Karahall, Banaz, Sivasl, Klky, Karahalli, Eme, Ulubey, Uak, Acmonia. Excerpt: Uak - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia In pre-industrial times, Uak was already a major center of production and export, particularly of Ushak carpets. Ushak carpets are also called Holbein carpets in reference to the 16th century painter Hans Holbein the Younger who depicted them in minute detail in his paintings, reflecting their popularity in European markets. The level of international popularity attained by Uaks carpets became such that the word Ushak is considered an English word of Turkic origin. Although Uaks carpet patterns have evolved since then, large-scale weaving still continues and the name of the city still has an important presence in the market for carpets, both hand-woven and industrial. On the other hand, the district of Eme, which is also in Uak Province, is famous for its kilims. Among other district centers in Uak Province, Banaz is the largest and is notable for its varied agricultural production as well as for its forests, while Ulubeys canyon is a natural site attracting many visitors. The first known organized states to have ruled over the region of Uak were the Phrygians in the eastern portion and the Lydians in the west during the 7th century BC. The Karun Treasure, discovered by clandestine treasure hunters in Uak in 1965, and whose smuggling outside Turkey and subsequent retrieval decades later from New York Citys Metropolitan Museum of Art made international headlines, gives an indication of the high degree of civilization attained by these Anatolian states. The region of Lydia was later taken over by the Persian Empire in the 6th century BC and by Alexander... More: https://booksllc.net/?id=2226168