The Ottoman Empire: A Historical Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

  • Mehrdad Kia
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  • ISBN-10: 1610693892
  • ISBN-13: 9781610693899
  • DDC: 956.015032
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 558 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

Arranged in topical sections, this two-volume encyclopedia will help students and general readers alike delve into the fascinating story of an empire that continues to influence the world despite having been dissolved almost 100 years ago. Detailed entries describe the people, careers, and major events that played a central role in the history of the Ottoman Empire, covering both internal developments in Ottoman society and the empire's relationship with the powerful forces that surrounded it. Readers and researchers will find information pertaining to archaeology, geography, art history, ethnology, sociology, economics, religion, philosophy, mysticism, science and medicine, international relations, and numerous other areas of study.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Empires of the World.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Preface.
Note on Pronunciation, Transliteration, and Spelling.
Introduction.
Chronology.
List of Maps.
Battles and Treaties.
1: Adrianople, Treaty of (1829).
2: Amasya, Treaty of (1555).
3: Ankara, Battle of (1402).
4: Arab Revolt (1916–1918).
5: Balfour Declaration (1917).
6: Balkan Wars (1912, 1913).
7: Başkent (Bashkent), Battle of (1473).
8: Chaldiran, Battle of (1514).
9: Congress of Berlin (1878).
10: Crimean War (1853–1856) and the Treaty of Paris (1856).
11: Erzurum, Treaty of (1823).
12: Erzurum, Treaty of (1847).
13: Gallipoli (1354; 1915–1916).
14: Greek War of Independence (1821–1832).
15: Hünkār Iskelesi, Treaty of (1833).
16: Jassy, Treaty of (1792).
17: Karlowitz, Treaty of (1699).
18: Kosovo, Battle of (1389).
19: Küçük Kaynarca (Kuchuk Kaynarja), Treaty of (1774).
20: Lausanne, Treaty of (1923).
21: Lepanto, Battle of (1571).
22: Marj Dabiq (Mercidabik), Battle of (1516).
23: Mezőkeresztes, Battle of (1596).
24: Mohács, Battle of (1526).
25: Passarowitz, Treaty of (1718).
26: Preveza, Battle of (1538).
27: Qasr-i Shirin (Kasr-i Şirin), Treaty of (1639).
28: Ridaniya, Battle of (1517).
29: Sèvres, Treaty of (1920).
30: Sistova, Treaty of (1791).
31: Sykes-Picot Agreement (1916).
32: Tulip Period (ca. 1718–ca. 1730).
Beys and Pashas.
33: Abbas Hilmi (1874–1944).
34: Ahmed Tevfik Pasha (1845–1936).
35: Alemdar Mustafa Pasha (1765–1808).
36: Āli Pasha, Mehmed Emin (1815–1871).
37: Ali Pasha of Janina (Tepedelenli Ali Pasha) (1744–1822).
38: Barbaros Hayreddin Pasha (d. 1546).
39: Cemal Pasha (Jemal Pasha) (1872–1922).
40: Enver Pasha (1881–1922).
41: Fuad Pasha Keçecizade Mehmed (Kechejizade Mehmed) (1815–1869).
42: Gāzi Ahmed Muhtar Pasha (1839–1919).
43: Gāzi Osman Pasha (1832–1900).
44: Gedik Ahmed Pasha (d. 1482).
45: Ibrahim Pasha (Nevşehirli Damad; Nevşehirli Damad Ibrahim Pasha; Nevshehirli Damad Ibrahim Pasha) (1662–1730).
46: Ibrahim Pasha (of Parga) (Pargali Ibrahim Pasha) (1493–1536).
47: Köprülü Mehmed Pasha (d. 1661).
48: Köprülüzade Fazil Ahmed Pasha (d. 1676).
49: Mehmed Ali (Muhammad Ali) (1769–1849).
50: Merzifonlu Kara Mustafa Pasha (d. 1683).
51: Midhat Pasha (1822–1884).
52: Mustafa Reşid Pasha (Mustafa Reshid Pasha) (1800–1858).
53: Talat Pasha (1874–1921).
Empire and Administration.
54: Abbas I, Shah of Iran (1571–1629).
55: Administration, Central.
56: Administration, Provincial.
57: Atatürk, Kemal (Mustafa Kemal) (1881–1938).
58: Devşirme (Devshirme).
59: Eugene of Savoy (1663–1736).
60: Eunuchs.
61: Gāzi.
62: Harem.
63: Ismail I, Shah of Iran (1487–1524).
64: Janissaries.
65: Karim Khan Zand (ca. 1705–1779).
66: Lawrence, T. E. (Lawrence of Arabia) (1888–1935).
67: Muhtasib and Ihtisab.
68: Nader Shah Afshar (1688–1747).
69: Nizam-i Cedid (Nizam-i Jedid).
70: Ottoman Constitution.
71: Palace.
72: Palace Pages and Royal Chambers.
73: Safavid Dynasty.
74: Tanzimat.
75: Timur (1336–1405).
76: Uzun Hassan (1423–1478).
Historians, Writers, Poets, and Scholars.
77: Adivar, Halide Edib (also known as Halide Edib) (1883–1964).
78: Ahmed Cevdet Pasha (Ahmed Jevdet Pasha) (1823–1895).
79: Ahmed Vefik Pasha (1823–1891).
80: al-Jabarti, Abd al-Rahman ibn Hassan (1753/1754–1825).
81: Āşikpāşāzāde (Āshik Pāshāzāde) (1400–ca. 1484).
82: Bāki (Bāqi) (1526–1600).
83: Evliya Çelebi (Evliya Chelebi) (1608/1609/1611–1682/1684).
84: Fuzuli (1480–1555/1556).
85: Gökalp, Ziya (1876–1924).
86: Ibrahim Peçevi (Ibrahim Pechevi) (1572/1574–1650).
87: Ibrahim Şinasi (Ibrahim Shinasi) (1826/1827–1871).
88: Idris-i Bitlisi (1455–1520).
89: Kemal Pāşāzāde (Kemal Pāshāzāde) (1468–1536).
90: Mustafa Naima/Mustafa Naim (1655–1716).
91: Namik Kemal (1840–1888).
92: Piri Reis (1465/1468/1470–1554).
93: Sinan (1489–1588).
94: Tevfik Fikret (1867–1915).
95: Yusuf Akçura (Yusuf Akchura; Akçuraoglu Yusuf) (1876–1935).
96: Ziya Pasha (Abdülhamid Ziyaeddin) (1825/1826 or 1829/1830–1880).
Peoples and Cultures.
97: Albania and Albanians.
98: Armenians.
99: Bosnia and Bosnians.
100: Bulgarians and the Bulgarian Orthodox Church.
101: Jews.
102: Kurds.
103: Moldavia.
104: Serbian Orthodox Church.
105: Wallachia.