Map showing the Ottoman Empire at the start of the First World War. Online historical atlas showing a map of Europe at the end of each century from year 1 to year 2000. Map of Ottoman Empire in year 1700. Map Collection. Historical Maps of the Middle East.
The Ottoman Empire was a vast state founded in the late 13th century by Turkish tribes in Anatolia and ruled by the descendants of Osman I until its dissolution in 1918. The map as history: a multimedia atlas of world history with animated historical maps. 167. Ottoman Empire, 1566 (Map) (illustration). Wells, H.G. 1922. A Short History of the World.
The map also records and provides historical context for the 5 million Ottoman Muslims who died between 1864-1922 in the wars that were fought to dismantle the Ottoman Empire. The ongoing war in Syria is as old as Ottoman History Podcast and its partners, and while we do not claim to be experts on the conflict, we have throughout these years issued occasional comments to counter the superficial or misinformed portrayals of Syria that sometimes appear in the media and stress the importance of a historical understanding that goes beyond the level of surface political events. Yet, the eagerness of Western observers to play with the geography of Syria is all too familiar, and in this article, I’ll discuss this geography in a historical perspective based on maps from the Ottoman Empire, France, Syria, and elsewhere, encouraging deeper exploration of Syria’s history from the Ottoman period to present. Gallery of authentic historic & rare maps of the Middle East, Arabia, Persia, & the Holy Land, 16th- 19th centuries. Antique Maps of Turkey and the Ottoman Empire.
Encyclopedia of Jewish and Israeli history, politics and culture, with biographies, statistics, articles and documents on topics from anti-Semitism to Zionism. Palestine in the Ottoman Empire, Around 1900. (Taylor & Francis), 2002; ISBN: 0415281172 (paperback), 0415281164 (hardback); Map: NPR Online. Maps serve as centerpieces for discussions of early modern space, time, borders, stages of travel, information flows, invocations of authority, and cross-cultural relations. Enriched by examples of Ottoman self-mapping, this book examines how the Ottoman Empire was mapped in the narrative and visual imagination of early modern Europe’s Christian kingdoms.