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museum for Alexander the Great, which through the internet will
present the personality and the legacy of the Macedonian king to the
whole world, is expected to be completed at the end of 2015.
The historical adventure of
Tomb of Süleyman Shah, or perhaps not.
Ada Kaleh — the Ottoman
Empire's last gasp, on an
island since swallowed up by the Danube
Review of 'The Fall of the Ottomans: the Great War in the Middle
East 1914-1920' by Eugene Rogan.
The Roman Conquest of Greece.
Ancient Warfare article.
Warfare in the Balkans
Guide to museums and other sites of
2015 Balkan Anniversaries
Gallipoli campaign started in April 2015 and
in May Italy joined the war on the side of the Entente. In October,
Bulgaria joined the Central Powers and invaded Serbia.
Albania may celebrate the 1915 birth of Norman Wisdom, an unlikely
cultural icon in the Hoxha era.
In April 1815, the Second Serbian uprising led to the recognition of
Serbia as a semi-independent state. The Ottomans had more success a
hundred years earlier in July 1715 when the fall of Nauplion, ends
Venetian resistance to Ottomans in the Morea.
615 is the date usually ascribed to the Slav invasion of the Balkans
that led to the modern day Serbian and Croat states.
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