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Western-led "Englightenment" was a curse for the region, it broke up the Ottoman empire into highly antagonizing fractures of nation states fighting in between them (Turkish nation state included) in a typical neo-colonial/neo-imperalist style of Anglo-inspired 'divide and conquer' and Russian/Panslavic expansionism (with all the disasters that it entailed).
For Greece, it robbed the ethnos of its real capital (Constantinople/Istanbul) and led to the obliteration/eradication of many traditional birthplaces of Hellenism since antiquity like Pontus, Asia Minor, and even the Levant and North Africa. The Greek ethnos entered the 20th century, a shadow of its former self in both size, economic prosperity and expanse.
Truly a disaster of unprecedent magnitude.
Enlightment is considered the era to open to all to learn sciences, a nd clear tranparent politics
early enlighment strts with Cromwell in England and the first effort for Democracy, although he become a kind of dictator him shelf
Beacon and Isaac newton and the science and logic above dogma,
Then moves to France with Descartes and all the philosophical movements even Revolution Francais.
Enlightment officialy strtas at 1715 AD
with seeds from 1650 around.
What has to do with the fall of Constantinoupolis?