Bosporus

  • (noun): A strait connecting the Mediterranean and the Black Sea; separates the European and Asian parts of Turkey; an important shipping route.

Some articles on bosporus:

Beylerbeyi
... It is located on the Asian shore of the Bosporus, to the north of the Bosphorus Bridge ... by Kuzguncuk, and on the northwest by the Bosporus ... Directly across the Bosporus is the Ortaköy neighborhood of Istanbul's Beşiktaş municipality ...
History Of Crimea - Early History
... at Feodosiya and Panticapaeum (also called Bosporus) ... latter settlers assumed the title of the King of Cimmerian Bosporus, a state that maintained close relations with Athens, supplying the city with wheat, honey and other commodities ... II, was invested by Pompey with the Kingdom of Bosporus in 63 BC as a reward for the assistance rendered to the Romans in their war against his father ...
German–Soviet Axis Talks - The October Stalin–Ribbentrop Exchange
... With the Balkans and the Bosporus a potential "dangerous overlapping of interests", if the Soviets backed away from it, it would be a peaceful and even preferable ... to yield to some guarantees on the Bosporus ... Nor did he want Stalin taking a Romanian entry point to the Bosporus, stating "one Romanian bird in the hand is worth more than two Russians in the bush." But Hitler stated that he ...
Bosporus Germans
... Bosporus Germans are those ethnic Germans living and settled in Istanbul since the second half of the 19th century ... Some of the most beautiful Bosporus villas, such as the Krupp and Huber Villa or the German Fountain (1900) and Haydarpaşa Railway Station (1908) in Istanbul are still a relict of the German ... not live in Constantinople for too long and can't be considered a "Bosporus German" in the true sense ...
Anadoluhisarı
... is a fortress located in Istanbul, Turkey on the Anatolian (Asian) side of the Bosporus, which also gives its name to the quarter around it ... constructed on an area of 7,000 m², is situated at the narrowest point with 660 m of the Bosporus strait and next to a creek named Göksu (ancient Greek ... The Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, the second bridge spanning Bosporus, is located just north of the fortress ...