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By Suraiya N. Faroqhi,Kate Fleet

quantity 2 of The Cambridge heritage of Turkey examines the interval from the conquest of Constantinople in 1453 to the accession of Ahmed I in 1603. in this interval, the Ottoman Empire moved right into a new section of enlargement, rising within the 16th century as a dominant political participant at the international scene. With territory stretching round the Mediterranean from the Adriatic Sea to Morocco, and from the Caucasus to the Caspian Sea, the Ottomans reached the apogee in their army could in a interval obvious via many later Ottomans, and historians, as a golden age during which the country was once powerful, the sultan's may perhaps unquestionable, and highbrow existence and the humanities flourishing. during this quantity, major students determine the huge growth of Ottoman strength and effervescence of the Ottoman highbrow and cultural international. additionally they examine the demanding situations that confronted the Ottoman nation, quite within the later interval, because the empire skilled fiscal crises, revolts and drawn-out wars.

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