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04-10-2014, 11:39 PM
Request for maps
Hello everybody ! As a hardcore reader of articles about history on Wikipedia and other sites I realised that we need maps.
Why do we need maps ?

Example 1 : If you want to know how Ottoman Empire (Ottoman Turkish : دولتِ عَليه عُثمانيه) expanding itself over years you need a map. Also it help us to understand the spreading of colonialism in middle east after the abolition of caliphate in "March , 3rd , 1924".

Example 2 : If you want to understand the current situation in Ukraine you need to see a map that show its fruntiers over the historical periods.
You need to know that before "Ukraine" (Ukrainian : Україна) wasn't Ukraine because it was a part of USSR (Russian : СССР) before December , 26th 1991.
Also , you need to know that a part of Poland was annexed to it in 1939 in the same way that Bucovina etc... (a part of historical Romania) was integrated to Ukraine in 1940. Before being a part of "Ukrainain Soviet Socialist Republic" (Ukrainian : Українська Радянська Соціалістична Республіка , Russian : Украинская Советская Социалистическая Республика) Bucovina was a part of "Kingdom of Romania".
(Romanian : Regatul României).

Example 3 : If you want to know how does work geopolitical today you need a world map. Unhappily for example 1 and 2 this is easy to find local map of these periods but this is not easy to find any world map. Therefore I would like to know a website to find historical world maps since ancient world until today.
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05-10-2014, 12:40 PM
RE: Request for maps
Try this site for Europe and Iraq ....

link:

http://www.worldology.com/Europe/dark_ages_imap.htm

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05-10-2014, 09:48 PM
RE: Request for maps
(05-10-2014 12:40 PM)The Watchman Wrote:  Try this site for Europe and Iraq ....

link:

http://www.worldology.com/Europe/dark_ages_imap.htm

Thanks for the link.
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