Author: Shamsaddin Megalommatis
Memorable Quote 1: Ex Oriente Lux
Author Comment / Biography:
Orientalist, Historian, Political Scientist, Dr. Megalommatis, 53, is the author of 12 books, dozens of scholarly articles, hundreds of encyclopedia entries, and thousands of articles. He speaks, reads and writes more than 15, modern and ancient, languages. He refuted Greek nationalism, supported Martin Bernal´s Black Athena, and rejected the Greco-Romano-centric version of History. He pleaded for the European History by J. B. Duroselle, and defended the rights of the Turkish, Pomak, Macedonian, Vlachian, Arvanitic, Latin Catholic, and Jewish minorities of Greece.
Born Christian Orthodox, he adhered to Islam when 36, devoted to ideas of Muhyieldin Ibn al Arabi. Greek citizen of Turkish origin, Prof. Megalommatis studied and/or worked in Turkey, Greece, France, England, Belgium, Germany, Syria, Israel, Iraq, Iran, Egypt and Russia, and carried out research trips throughout the Middle East, Northeastern Africa and Central Asia. His career extended from Research & Education, Journalism, Publications, Photography, and Translation to Website Development, Human Rights Advocacy, Marketing, Sales & Brokerage. He traveled in more than 80 countries in 5 continents.
He defends the Human and Civil Rights of Yazidis, Aramaeans, Turkmen, Oromos, Ogadenis, Sidamas, Berbers, Afars, Anuak, Furis (Darfur), Bejas, Balochs, Tibetans, and their Right to National Independence, demands international recognition for Kosovo, Abkhazia, South Ossetia, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, and Transnistria, calls for National Unity in Somalia, and denounces Islamic Terrorism.
Freedom and National Independence for Catalonia, Scotland, Corsica, Euskadi (Bask Land), and (illegally French) Polynesia!
Break Down the Persian Tyranny of the Ayatullahs of Iran!
Freedom for 25 million Azeris in Southern Azerbaijan!
Books and articles available online here:
• http://community.webshots.com/user/megalommatisvaria • http://community.webshots.com/user/hannoedmegalommatis • http://community.webshots.com/user/wenamunedmegalommatis • http://community.webshots.com/user/redseamegalommatis • http://community.webshots.com/user/tudelamegalommatis • http://community.webshots.com/user/megalommatis • http://community.webshots.com/user/turkeygreecemegalommatis • http://community.webshots.com/user/greeceturkeymegalommatis • http://community.webshots.com/user/seapeoplesmegalommatis • http://community.webshots.com/user/megalommatisegyptaegean • http://community.webshots.com/user/christianitymegalommatis • http://community.webshots.com/user/megalommatisinarabic