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  The Ottomans: European Imperialism and Crisis
Ottoman history in the nineteenth century was dominated by European wars and expansion.
Although this is a story for another day, the Ottoman territories that fell into European hands precipitated a crisis among European powers that would eventually lead directly World War I. As a result of this conflict and the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, the Ottomans lost all their territory in Syria, Palestine, Arabia, and Mesopotamia.
By 1919, the Ottoman Empire was reduced to Turkey only, which extended from the southern European shores of the Black Sea, to Asia Minor in the west, to Iran in the east, and Syria and Iraq, newly created states in 1919, in the south.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /~dee/OTTOMAN/EUROPE.HTM   (1238 words)

 2003 Year of Turkey in Japan
A member of the Seljuk dynasty established the Anadolu (Rum)-Seljuk dynasty in 1077, and under this dynasty many Turks settled in Anatolia, attributing to the spread of Islam in the region.
In 1326 Orhan, the second leader of the Ottoman dynasty conquered Bursa and made it their capital and it was during his reign that the Ottoman state evolved as a principality.
In the 1360s, the third leader of the Ottoman dynasty, Murad I, became the first to advance into the Balkans, and from then on the Ottomans continued their conquest in Anatolia and the Balkans.
www.turkjapan2003.org /ottoman.asp   (323 words)

Ottoman firepower destroys the flower of the Hungarian nobility at the battle of Mohacs; the conquest of Buda and Peşte follows.
This turn-of-the-century upheaval marks the end of the Classical Age and the opening pf a new chapter in Ottoman history characterized by the waning of the state's political and military fortunes.
Nevertheless, esraf and ayan (newly crystallizing dynasties of provincial notables) are on the move throughout the empire.
www.theottomans.org /english/chronology/index.asp   (1227 words)

 Ottoman Dynasty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ottoman Dynasty (or the Imperial House of Osman) ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1281 to 1923, beginning with Osman I (not counting his father, Ertuğrul), though the dynasty was not proclaimed until 1383 when Murad I declared himself sultan.
The Ottoman dynasty is known in Turkish as Osmanlı, meaning "House of Osman".
Sultan Murad Khan II Khoja-Ghazi, 6th Sovereign of the House of Osman (1421 - 1451), was 'Abu'l Hayrat, Sultan ul-Mujahidin, Khan of Khans, Grand Sultan of Anatolia and Rumelia, and of the Cities of Adrianople and Philippolis.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ottoman_Dynasty   (924 words)

 Ottoman Intro
In addition, the Ottoman Sultans had been Caliph of the Islamic world for 407 years; from 1516 when Selim Khan obtained the title, to 1924 when that dignity was abrogated.
The dynasty colour of the Ottomans was red, while seven or nine aigrettes were taken for the Sultans.
"Ottomans are extremely obedient to the principles of morality, honesty and honour, as mentioned in the Holy Qur'an.
naqshbandi.org /ottomans/main_intro.htm   (937 words)

 Ottoman Dynasty information information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Ottoman Dynasty (or the House of Osman) ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1281 to 1923, beginning with Osman I (not counting his father, Ertuğrul), though the dynasty was not proclaimed until 1383 when Murad I declared himself sultan.
Caliph, and the Ottoman Empire was synonymous with the Caliphate, the Islamic State.
Note: Although Abdul Mejid II was chosen as caliph in 1922, he was not a sultan, as the National Assembly had abolished the sultanate.
c10-ss-1-lb.cnet.com /reference/Ottoman_Dynasty   (444 words)

 Amazon.com: Ottoman Centuries: Books: Lord Kinross   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Ottoman Empire began in 1300 under the almost legendary Osman I, reached its apogee in the sixteenth century under Suleiman the Magnificent, whose forces threatened the gates of Vienna, and gradually diminished thereafter until Mehmed VI was sent into exile by Mustafa Kemal (Ataturk).
If you are interested in general Ottoman culture, literature and the arts, religion, or daily life, this is not the book for you, these subjects are hardly touched.
The Ottoman Centuries is a vibrant canvass that shows what became of the shattered Byzantine empire; the phoenix that rose was an equally stunning, Islamic mosaic.
www.amazon.com /Ottoman-Centuries-Lord-Kinross/dp/0688080936   (2604 words)

 Ottoman History U of A   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Middle East as we know it today emerged from the disintegration and dismantlement of the Ottoman Empire.The story of Ottoman history involves not only the Ottoman dynasty but the many peoples who ruled the empire and were ruled by it: Turks, Arabs, Serbs, Greeks, Armenians, Jews, Bulgars, Hungarians, Albanians, North Africans and others.
It takes into account the relations between the Ottomans and their neighbours in Europe, Asia and Africa -- their wars, conquests, diplomatic ventures, territorial losses, reconstituted identities.
See Ottoman Calligraphy and Ottoman Maps, and listen to Ottoman music
www.humanities.ualberta.ca /ottoman   (161 words)

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