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ID: 7024412
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Ottoman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  Ottoman Empire (former nation/state/empire)

Coordinates:
Lat: 41 00 49 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 41.0130  decimal degrees
Long: 028 57 18 E  degrees minutes   Long: 28.9550  decimal degrees

Note: Islamic dynasty created by Turkish tribes in Anatolia in 1281. It was one of the most powerful states in the world during the 15th and16th centuries; it included Anatolia, Greece, the Ukraine, Romania, Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia, Iraq, Syria, Israel, Egypt, North Africa, and the Arabian Peninsula.

Names:
Ottoman Empire (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)  ............ from "Osman" or "'Uthman" (Arabic), referring to the Turkmen chief who founded the dynasty
Empire ottoman (H,O,French-P,U,N)
Turkish Empire (C,V)
Ottoman (C,V,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Ottoman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Ottoman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)

Place Types:
former nation/state/empire (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 13th century, disintegrated throughout 18th cen. & ended with founding of Turkish Republic in 1924
historical region (C)
empire (H)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Bursa .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Turkey, Bursa) [7002420]
..................  from 1320s
capital is ....  Edirne .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Turkey, Edirne) [7002317]
..................  1360s-1453
capital is ....  Istanbul .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Turkey, ─░stanbul) [7002473]
..................  1453-1924

Sources and Contributors:
Empire ottoman..........  [BHA]
.............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Ottoman..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)
Ottoman Empire..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 699
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 09/08/99
.............................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 09/08/99
.............................  Times Atlas of World History (1993)
Turkish Empire..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 905
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 699
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 09/08/99
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
..................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 09/08/99
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 905
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) Accessed 07/08/2002.

 

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