7. The Turks of Rūm and the Ottoman Empire
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|²²²In volume 2 | book 3, The Decline of Islamic Literature | Section 1, From Mongol Rule Until the Conquest of Egypt by Sultan Selīm I in the Year 1517

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The Ottoman empire, which from a small polity struggling against the dominion of the Byzantines in Asia Minor had risen to a world power in little over two hundred years, …

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Carl Brockelmann, “7. The Turks of Rūm and the Ottoman Empire”, in: Brockelmann in English: The History of the Arabic Written Tradition Online. Consulted online on 18 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2542-8098_breo_COM_231070>
First published online: 2017



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