Turkey - History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918. There was a time when the Ottoman Empire was one of the greatest in the world, on a par with China and India. The rise of the Empire, the conquest of Constantinople by Mehmed, the glorious reign of Suleiman the Magnificent and the subsequent gradual decline of the Empire are like a drama on a large scale. Both the Middle East and North Africa are rooted in the ancient Ottoman Empire.
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The Ottoman Empire was one of the most important non-Western states to survive from medieval to modern times, and played a vital role in European and global history. It continues to affect the peoples ... Read full review