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

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02/28/2016
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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
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The ordering of the army was one of the main assets of the Ottoman Empire. There was a formation of elite warriors, called Janissaries (or Yeniceri in Turkish), they became one of the greatest war machines of the period.
The control by the Ottomans expanded toward the Arabian Peninsula and Mesopotamia during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. The Sultan Mome II, or Mehemd (1432-1481), was responsible for the defeat of the Byzantine Empire in 1453, when he claimed for himself the title of caliph, full name of a Muslim political, meaning sovereign over all Muslims. It was the first time a Turkish-Ottoman, not an Arab, received the title of caliph. It was then that Constantinople was renamed Istanbul.
The cultural and political legacy of the Ottoman Empire still reflects up today in Arab nations such as Turkey and Saudi Arabia. In the capital of Turkey, Istanbul, there are examples of art and architecture Muslim living with art and Byzantine architecture, product of Christian orthodoxy. The most sumptuous monuments are the Church of St. Sophia and the Blue Mosque. Since then, the Ottoman Empire came to dominate a region that included Anatolia, the Balkans, North Africa, the Arabian Peninsula and much of Asia Minor. One of the most striking events of the twentieth century was perpetrated by the Ottoman Empire: the genocide of the Armenians, between 1915 and 1917, during the First World
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