History of Ottoman Hungary
Ottoman Hungary was the territory in modern Hungary which was ruled by the Ottoman Empire from 1541 to 1699. Ottoman rule covered mostly the central and southern territories of the former medieval Kin...
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Ottoman wars in Europe
The Ottoman wars in Europe, known also as the Ottoman Wars or Turkish Wars for short, were a series of military conflicts between the Ottoman Empire and a number of European states from the Late Medie...
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Ottoman-Hungarian Wars
The Ottoman–Hungarian Wars were a series of battles between the Ottoman Empire and the medieval Kingdom of Hungary. Following the Byzantine Civil War, the Ottoman capture of Gallipoli and the decisive...
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State organisation of the Ottoman Empire
The Ottoman Empire developed over the centuries a complex organisation of government with the Sultan as the supreme ruler of a centralized government that had an effective control of its provinces, of...
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Budin Eyalet
Budin Eyalet (also known as Province of Budin / Buda or Pashaluk of Budin / Buda; Ottoman Turkish: ایالت بودین; Eyālet-i Būdīn, Hungarian: Budai vilajet, Serbian: Budimski vilajet or Будимски вила...
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Egir Eyalet
Eğri Eyalet (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت اگیر; Eyālet-i Egīr, Hungarian: Egri ejálet, Serbian: Jegarski ejalet or Јегарски ејалет) or Pashaluk of Eğri was an administrative unit of the Ottoman ...
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Zigetvar Eyalet
Among the many Ottoman provinces (eyalets or vilayets) that were created during the centuries-long history of the Ottoman Empire, some existed for relatively short amounts of time, either because they...
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Kanije Eyalet
The Kanije Eyalet (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت كانیژه; Eyālet-i Kānīžê; Modern Turkish: Kanije Eyaleti; Hungarian: Kanizsai ejálet; Croatian: Kaniški ejalet) was an administrative unit of t...
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Varat Eyalet
Varat Eyalet (also known as Pashaluk of Varat or Province of Varat; Ottoman Turkish: ایالت وارد; Eyālet-i Vārad) was an administrative unit of the Ottoman Empire formed in 1660. Varat Eyalet borde...
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State and Religion (Ottoman Empire)
Under the Ottoman Empire, Christians and Jews were, in principle, tolerated, but polytheists were not, in accordance with Sharia law. In practice, the degree of tolerance varied by time and place.Ort...
Palace school
The Palace School (Enderun-i Hümayun Mektebi) was a special school inside the Topkapi Palace that provided the education for the princes of the House of Osman and promising young pages, mostly recruit...
Imperial Harem
The Imperial Harem (Turkish: Harem-i Hümâyûn) of the Ottoman Empire, existing between 1299 and 1923, was the Ottoman sultan's harem composed of the wives, servants (both female slaves and eunuchs)...
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Ottoman architecture
Ottoman architecture is the architecture of the Ottoman Empire which emerged in Bursa and Edirne in 14th and 15th centuries. The architecture of the empire developed from the earlier Seljuk architectu...
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List of Ottoman Ministers of Finance
This is a list of the top officials in charge of the finances of the Ottoman Empire, called Defterdar (Turkish for bookkeepers; from the Persian دفتردار daftardâr, دفتر daftar + دار dâr) between the 1...
Ottoman dynasty
The Ottoman dynasty, made up of the members of the House of Osman (Turkish: Osmanlı Hanedanı), ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1299 to 1922, beginning with Osman I (not counting his father, Ertuğrul...
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Battle of Mohács
The Battle of Mohács ([ˈmohaːtʃ]; Hungarian: Mohácsi Csata or Mohácsi Vész; Turkish: Mohaç Savaşı or Mohaç Meydan Savaşı; Polish: Bitwa pod Mohaczem; Croatian: Bitka na Mohačkom polju;...
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House of Osman
The Ottoman dynasty, made up of the members of the House of Osman (Turkish: Osmanlı Hanedanı), ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1299 to 1922, beginning with Osman I (not counting his father, Ertuğrul...
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Ottoman miniature
Ottoman miniature or Turkish miniature was an art form in the Ottoman Empire, which can be linked to the Persian miniature tradition, as well as strong Chinese artistic influences. It was a part of th...
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Christian tattooing in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Christian tattooing in Bosnia and Herzegovina was a widespread custom among Roman Catholics during the Ottoman rule over Bosnia and Herzegovina (1463–1878) and up until the 20th century.
Croats wo...
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Ulema
Ulama (/ˈuːləˌmɑː/; Arabic: علماء‎ ʿUlamāʾ, singular عالِم ʿĀlim, "scholar"), also spelled ulema, alimah (female) and "uluma", in contemporary usage by Muslims refers to the religious elite...
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Madrasa
"Madrasa" (Arabic: مدرسة‎, madrasah, pl. مدارس, madāris, Turkish: Medrese) is the Arabic word for any type of educational institution, whether secular or religious (of any religion). Var...
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Subdivisions of the Ottoman Empire
The administrative divisions of the Ottoman Empire were administrative divisions of the state organisation of the Ottoman Empire. Outside this system were various types of vassal and tributary states....
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Minister (government)
A minister is a politician who holds significant public office in a national or regional government, making and implementing decisions on policies in conjunction with the other ministers. Some ministe...
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Bey
Bey (Ottoman Turkish: باي/Bey, Arabic: بك‎ / Bek, Persian: بگ‎ / Beg or Beyg) is a Turkish and Altaic title for chieftain, traditionally applied to the leaders (for men) of small t...
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Karagöz and Hacivat
Karagöz (meaning blackeye in Turkish) and Hacivat (shortened in time from "Hacı İvaz" meaning "İvaz the Pilgrim", and also sometimes written as Hacivad) are the lead characters of the traditional Turk...
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Growth of the Ottoman Empire
The Growth of the Ottoman Empire (1453–1683) is when the Ottoman state reached the Pax Ottomana. The period had two main era; "expansion and apogee" (1453–1566) and "revolts and revival" (1566–1683) I...
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Turkish literature
Turkish literature (Turkish: Türk edebiyatı or Türk yazını) comprises both oral compositions and written texts in the Turkish language, either in its Ottoman form or in less exclusively literary f...
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Polish-Ottoman War (1672-1676)
Polish–Ottoman War (1672–76) or the Second Polish–Ottoman War was a conflict between the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Ottoman Empire, as a precursor of the Great Turkish War. It ended in 167...
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Turkish carpet
Turkish carpets and rugs, whether hand knotted or flat woven (Kilim, Soumak, Cicim, Zili), are among the most well known and established hand crafted art works in the world. Historically: religious, c...
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