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Ottoman Empire

At its height, the Ottoman empire (ca. 1299–1922) spread from Anatolia and the Caucasus across North Africa and into Syria, Arabia, and Iraq. Its size rivaled that of the great cAbbasid empire (750–1258), and it united many disparate parts of the Islamic world. Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Ottoman conquests allowed them control of many ports and sole access to the Black Sea, from which even Russian vessels were excluded, and trade among the provinces increased greatly. As the largest city...

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The Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Empires

The Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal societies all relied on bureaucracies that drew inspiration from the steppe traditions of Turkish and Mogol people and from the heritage of Islam, they adopted similar policies, they looked for ways to keep peace in their societies which were made up of different religious and ethnic backgrounds, and they were associated with literary and artistic talents. Military and religious factors gave rise to all three of these empires. The Ottoman Empire: The Ottoman...

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Military of Ottoman Empire

 Military of Ottoman Empire Military of Ottoman Empire was set up in 1299 (According to some resources 1363). During the five hundred years of The Ottoman Empire, The Army had many changing in itself. However, it is a fact that The Ottoman Army was strong enough to provide The State’s rule over the three continents. The military can be divided two main parts to examine the history of Ottoman Military. First one is Classic Process. The process included from establishment to military reforms...

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The Decline Of the Ottoman Empire

of the Ottoman Empire was caused due to several economic setbacks, and changes in society. Some examples might include government and administration, military strength, and economic power. These were only some of the key figures in the decline of this empire. Essay: The Ottoman Empire was one of the biggest empires in history. However, the empire started to decline slowly until it disappeared due to economic and society changes. This essay will compare the change in the Ottoman Empire between...

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Kurdish Notables and Ottoman Empire

Kurdish Notables and the Ottoman State by Hakan Özoğlu Review by: Buşra Özdemir, 211553806 Published by State Univ of New York (February 2004) Series: Suny Series in Middle Eastern Studies Hardcover: 192 pages Rise of Kurdish Nationalism This book examines the issue in the context of Ottoman Empire. It focuses primarily on understanding the social, political, and historical forces behind the emergence and development of Kurdish nationalism in the Ottoman context which it was born. Also, this...

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Ottoman Empire

If you know much about the Ottoman Empire, you know that they are usually considered a tolerant society. But what was it exactly that made them such a tolerant society? You can’t specify one or two things that they did, because they did a lot that could be considered tolerance, especially in the 16th-17th Century era. From the beginning of its society, the Ottoman Empire was always tolerant. They may not have been doing it in the most “civil” way, but they were at least giving people a chance to...

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Ottoman Empire

Caitlin Yilmaz Mr. Tunstead Social Studies Period 1 H 4 March 2013 The Ottoman Empire During the Middle Ages, the Pope, Pope Urban, called for a crusade at the Council of Clermont. Urban claimed that the goal was to reclaim the Holy Land, but the real reason behind the Crusades was not for God, but for power. The Pope wanted to extend his power over the Byzantine Empire. The first few Crusades were about reclaiming the Holy Land, but when the fourth Crusade came, the religious ideals were shed in...

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Ottoman Empire

the Ottoman Empire The formation of the Ottoman Empire started about the beginning of the fourteenth century. The first land controlled by the Ottoman Empire was the Anatolian peninsula. The Ottoman Empire would become on of the most successful states because of a variety of reasons including the fall of the Byzantium Empire, military tactic, and more to be addressed. This combination of reasons was required for the Ottoman Empire to become so powerful. The beginning of the Ottoman Empire...

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Ottoman Empire

Magnificent and the excerpts from Busbecq's letters reveal about the Ottoman Empire? The inscription of Suleyman the Magnificent and the excerpts from Busbecq's letters reveal several aspects of the Ottoman Empire and the way in which things functioned within. The inscription of Suleyman reveals that the Ottoman Empire was a Muslim community. However, not only did this inscription inform readers that religion was existent within this empire during this period of time, but it also reveals a clear distinction...

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Magreb Arts and Ottoman Influence

Turkish Ottoman Empire. The Ottoman rules centered on the cities of Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli. Though several dynasties were founded, including the semi-independent Muradids(1612-1702) and Husaynids(1705-1881) in Tunisia, and Qaramanlis(1711-1835) in Libya, the Empire maintained its strong influence for the next two hundred years in Maghreb until the European forces’ intervention in the 19th century. Through the artworks, it is obvious that the political and social influence of Ottoman Empire changed...

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