How Did The Ottoman Empire Differ From Earlier And The Middle East?

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How did the Ottoman Empire differ from earlier Islamic empires in the Middle East?

The Ottoman Empire, or Ottoman Turkish, was one of the longest in history, having gone through the whole modern era and only come to an end with the end of World War I in 1918. The event that is commonly taken by historians as the inaugurator of the Modern age is the fall of Constantinople, the center of the Byzantine Empire, and was triggered by the Turkish-Ottoman. Also, you certainly heard about the Arabs, the Muslim religion and Islam. Certainly we have also had contact with some of the achievements of the Arabs, as the Arabic numerals, the number zero or even a compass. These contributions of Arab and Islamic peoples to the world were made possible by the development of an immense empire, the Islamic Empire, which existed between the seventh and thirteenth centuries. This paper will discuss how the Ottoman differs from earlier Islamic empires in the Middle East by describing first the Ottoman and successively the Islamic empires.
The Ottoman Empire developed from the Muslim principality of Sultan Osma, or Otman I (1258-1324), as it is also known, during the Arab expansion process in the Middle Ages. The Osma empire became progressively one of the most powerful among Islamic and about the year 1300, began to undertake several offensives against the Byzantine Empire, which dominated the region of modern Turkey, known as Anatolia.
The son of Osma, Okhan,…
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