Imbros


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Imbros

a Turkish island in the NE Aegean Sea, west of the Gallipoli Peninsula: occupied by Greece (1912--14) and Britain (1914--23). Area: 280 sq. km (108 sq. miles)
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The town has a unique view of numerous attractions of Canakkale altogether, such as the Canakkale Strait, Gulf of Saros, historical Gallipoli peninsula, Gokceada (Imbros), Bozcaada (Tenedos), Greek islands of Limnos and Samothraki, as well as the Martyrs' Monument.
I will go back this morning From Imbros over the sea; Stand in the trench, Achilles, Flame-capped, and shout for me.
The appearance of these sites without predecessors in the eastern Aegean islands and the Cyclades (excluding islands such as Chios, Imbros, and Ayios Petros where Early Neolithic remains have been found) may be attributed to a set of factors, among which trade played a major role.
On the afternoon of 24 April, the invasion fleet set sail at 5.30 pm and anchored off Imbros Island that evening.
'In importance,' Sotheby's expert said, 'although it was a smaller find, the Imbros gold cup ranks in importance alongside the 1874 Schliemann discovery and the subsequent finding by Howard Carter of Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922.'
The Imbros gold cup is the highlight of Arts of the Islamic world at Sotheby's, New Bond Street on 28 April.
With Russia no longer an ally, but now an enemy owing much to Germany for the communist victory, the Allied powers no longer needed to consider the tsar's demands for control of the Dardanelles, the Bosphorus, the Sea of Marmora, southern Thrace, the Imbros and Tenados islands, and parts of Jerusalem.(15) Britain and France now began to revise plans for dividing the Middle East and to develop plans for keeping the Soviet Union out of the region.
(25) His father, who owned a barber shop in Shah' Sulayman Pasha, had come from Imbros, his mother from Chios via Palestine.
The separation medium was prepared by dissolving reagent-grade sodium polytungstate, [Na.sub.6]([H.sub.2][W.sub.12][O.sub.40]).[H.sub.2]O (SOMETU, IMBROS P/L, Moonah, Tas 7009), in deionised water and the density adjusted to 1.6 Mg/[m.sup.3] using a hydrometer.