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Expansion of Ottoman Empire (1299-1699)

Expansion of Ottoman Empire (1299-1699)

Map showing the expansion of Ottoman Empire over 400 years.
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Ottoman Empire at its largest

Ottoman Empire at its largest

Map of Ottoman Empire at its peak.
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1453 Conquest of Istanbul (then Constantinople)

1453 Conquest of Istanbul (then Constantinople)

The only city in the world which served as capital of three different Empires: The Roman Empire (330-395), Byzantine Empire (395-1453) and the Ottoman Empire (1453-1923).

The Fall of Istanbul to Ottomans marked the end of Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Empire. Over the centuries Istanbul had been under siege many times, but this last successful one required moving 70 ships over land ...
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Nusretiye Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

Nusretiye Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

The Nusretiye Mosque was erected between 1823 and 1826 by Mahmud II (1784-1839) as part of a larger project to rebuild the Tophane artillery barracks that burnt in the Firuzaga fire. It is located off the Western shore of the Bosphorus, below Tophane or the Canon Foundry established by Mehmed II (1432-1481) and was built on the former site of the Mosque of the Artillery Barracks (Tophane-i Amir...
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Dolmabahce Palace, Istanbul, Turkey

Dolmabahce Palace, Istanbul, Turkey

Dolmabahçe Palace on the Bosphorus shore in Istanbul is a fitting symbol of the magnificence and decadence of the 19th-century Ottoman Empire.

It's just as a sultan's palace should be: huge and sumptuous, with 285 rooms, 43 large salons, a 4000 kg (4-1/2-ton) Bohemian glass chandelier, and a Bosphorus-shore façade nearly a quarter mile (1/2 km) long. It's the grandest of Ottoman ...
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Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey

Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey

The Topkapi Palace was the administrative center of the Ottoman Empire from 1465 to 1853. Today the Topkapi serves as an imperial museum, and is one of Istanbul's greatest tourist attractions.
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Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey

Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey

Yeditepe University has the advantage of being situated in Istanbul, the biggest city in Europe and the former capital of three empires (Eastern Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman); and a historical centre of Islam, Orthodox Christianity and Eastern Christianity. Since the fall of the Ottoman Empire, Istanbul has continued to be the major city, if not the titular capital, in a Republic, which has ins...
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Petrovaradin Fortress

Petrovaradin Fortress

Petrovaradin fortress (Serbian: Петроварадинска тврђава or Petrovaradinska tvrđava) is a fortress on the Danube river, near Novi Sad in the Serbian province of Vojvodina. The cornerstone of the present-day southern part of the fortress was laid on October 18th...
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Turkish Navy visible in Google Earth

Turkish Navy visible in Google Earth

The Turkish Navy (Turkish: Türk Deniz Kuvvetleri) is a branch of the Turkish Armed Forces.

The Turkish Navy has historically been one of the largest sea powers of the Mediterranean. Following the demise of the Ottoman Empire in the aftermath of World War I, and the establishment of the modern Republic of Turkey in 1923 with the victory of Turkish revolutionist forces under Musta...
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1402 Battle of Ankara

1402 Battle of Ankara

Battle of Ankara, fought on 1402, took place near Ankara between Ottoman and Timurid forces. Ottoman sultan Beyazid was captured and enslaved. The loss to Timur had drastic effects on Ottomans, a civil war between 4 sons of Beyazid resulted in delaying of Conquest of Istanbul and further progress in Balkans.
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Yesilirmak River and Ladik lake

Yesilirmak River and Ladik lake

The Yesilirmak (from Turkish Yesil—green; known in antiquity as the Iris), a river in Turkey, has a course of approximately 418 kilometers. The area of its basin is around 20,000 square kilometers. The river rises in the mountains of northeast Turkey, flows northwest through narrow fertile valleys, and ends in the Black Sea, near the city of Samsun. The river's highest flow is from March to Jul...
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Empire Exhibition, Scotland, 1938

Empire Exhibition, Scotland, 1938

An overlay of the site map for the 1938 Empire Exhibition at Glasgow Bellahouston Park, showing location of the original features on the now redeveloped site.
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