Circassian


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Circassian

a language or languages spoken in Circassia, belonging to the North-West Caucasian family
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"Sales of one lot Circassians, prime to good, 1852 to 1854, at L240
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The mother of Umno founder, Datuk Onn Jaafar, and subsequently the grandmother of his son Tun Hussein Onn, who was the prime minister preceding Dr Mahathir, was of Circassian descent and came from Turkey.
Numerous Muslim historians believed that she was Circassian, Bedouin, Greek or Turkish, while others believed that she was of Armenian origin.
The Burji dynasty was a Circassian Mamluk dynasty which ruled Egypt, in the Mamluk Sultanate.
Their topics include call of the homeland: contradictory processes of socio-religious formation among Mauritian migrants in Britain, reconstructing Circassian history through romantic nationalism: Ystanbulako (The Road to Istanbul), ethnic sociability: holidays of Dutch Hindustanis in Spain, diasporas as autonomous political actors: the case of the Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora, whether gay African refugees in Brazil are a diaspora, and the construction of Sikh identity in British Sikh diaspora in J.
The event started with a military parade by members of the Syrian Arab Army and Internal Security Forces, followed by national songs celebrating the victory of Aleppo performed by school students, sports performances, and Armenian and Circassian folk dances.
10 (Petra) -- Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited the International Circassian Cultural Academy (ICCA) in Amman on Wednesday, where she learned about their efforts in preserving Circassian-Jordanian heritage, and watched a performance by the Highlanders Circassian Dance Troupe.
Its focus is the period from the death of sultan al-Nasir Muhammad ibn Qalawun in 741/1341 through the transitional phase that led to the installation of the Burji or Circassian regime in 784/1382 and to the Ottoman conquest and the subsequent downfall of the Mamluk regime in 922/1517.
Representing Asia will be the Royal Circassian Honour Guard from Jordan.
The Circassian: A Life of Esref Bey, Late Ottoman Insurgent and Special Agent