Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition

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, the name of a Turkish dynasty, ultimately of Og̲h̲uz origin [see g̲h̲uzz ], whose name appears in European sources as ottomans (Eng.), ottomanes (Fr.), osmanen (Ger.), etc.

I. political and dynastic history

1. General survey and chronology of the dynasty

The Ottoman empire was the territorially most extensive and most enduring Islami…

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Bosworth, C.E., Kramers, J.H., Zachariadou, E.A., Faroqhi, Suraiya, Alpay Tekin, Gönül, Köprülü, M. Fuad, Ed., G. Goodwin, Denny, W.B., Carswell, J. et al., “ʿOt̲h̲mānli̊”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 30 March 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_COM_0880>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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