This section is concerned with the local history of the given place. It is here that incidents and events that took place before the 19th century are described, having reached the 20th century through oral tradition. The important events of the 19th and the early 20th century, which have a special place in the history of the given locality, will also be found under this heading. For example, the mass violence perpetrated on the Armenians in the Ottoman Empire in 1895-1896 will generally be examined here.