Throughout the course I have read a lot of about the empires. In this essay I will discuss the motives for spread of two empires; Mongol empires and Ottoman empires. My thesis statement for this essay is that both of these empires (Mongol empires and Ottoman empires) were having economic, exploratory; ethnocentric; political and religious reasons for their expansion. The Ottoman Empire was an imperial state that was established in 1299 in the wake of growing out of the separate of a few Turkish tribes. The empire then developed to incorporate numerous zones in what is currently present-day Europe to and it in the end got to be one of the largest, most powerful and longest-enduring empires on the planet 's history.
Traditional empire such as Qing and Ottoman got huge impact in all aspects. In this article, it will focus on the fall of Ottoman Empire. What and how those factors and events affect a giant empire which across Asia, Europe and Africa. During 15th century to 19th century, Ottoman Empire was the only Islamic forces can rival with Christian power. Even more early, it curbed the Cruciata at the battle of Nicopolis,
The Byzantine Empire is also referred to as the Eastern Roman Empire because it was in fact the continuation of the East Roman Empire during the time when Constantinople as the capital of Turkey. Constantine the Great ruled the whole Roman Empire. The Byzantine Empire’s fall was in the 1453 then afterwards it was occupied by the Ottoman Turks which was a group of individuals in the Ottoman Empire. After the fall of the Byzantine Empire, the Ottoman Empire took over its position. The Ottoman Empire’s name was derived from its founder, Osman I, who was also a Turkish Muslim Warrior.
After that, Murad’s son Mehmed II was in control. He conquered Constantinople, one of the most important cities, locating the Bosporus Strait. He also opened Constantinople to different religions. Mehmed II had a grandson named Selim the Grim. He took control of Muslim holy cities such as Mecca and Medina.
Rome to Renaissance Essay What do the sources for this course tell us about the Church and politics in the middle ages. During the Middle Ages, various events caused the Church to become gradually powerful and dominant as it was the only universal European institution. The fall of Rome resulted in the Rise of Christianity. As Rome ceased to be the political centre and was replaced by Milan and Nicomedia, Christianity slowly began to rise to prominence and by 325AD, Christianity was made the preferred religion of the empire. By 380, Christianity became the official religion.
The nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were time periods of expansive colonisation in which countries particularly those in Asia and for focus of this essay, Europe, wanted to expand their influence. This influence was portrayed in colonies, in this time period of the beginning of the eighteen-seventeen’s western European countries were at the forefront of their influence. The plane of Africa was one of the main focuses of this period for the Europeans. The United Kingdom, France, Portugal, Germany, Italy, Belgium and Turkey all had a respective representative proportion of Africa under their influence. Only Liberia and Abyssinia had been left untouched.
The Crusades were a set of Christian-based military expeditions launched from Europe from 1095 to 1291. (Britannica) The original goal of the Crusades was to regain control of Jerusalem and the Holy land from the Muslims. Peasants, knights, and kings all went on Crusades, believing that partaking in these journeys would redeem their sins. (Britannica) The First Crusade was launched with the goal of conquering Jerusalem. (Britannica) They succeeded, but Jerusalem was later taken back by the Muslims.
Weakened by their internal strife, they were divided into different factions. They could not stand the strength of the crusaders, until Sultan Salahuddin appeared on the scene. He reunited the Muslims and served a fatal blow to the crusaders, forcing them to eventually give up their crusades against the Muslims. Born in 1137, to the ruler of Tikrit (Iraq), Najamuddin, of a prominent Kurdish family, Salahuddin
The Turkish nation state was established on the 23 of April 1923 on the ashes of Ottoman Empire in the wake of the First World War. The origins of Turkish nationalism go back to Ottoman Empire, during that time nationality was determined on the basis of person's membership in a religious society. Before the twenty century, it was common that religion has wider influence on the politics and power, nationality was not fundamental to rulers and religious principle was regarded as unity of different ethnic groups. Ottoman Empire ruled the region for eight century under the name of Islam. However, under their rule non-Muslim minorities to some extent was constantly been oppressed and other Muslim minorities they had some limited power such as regional
The Islamic period dates back in the year AD 622 when Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) emigrated from Mecca to Medina. After his death in 632, Islam had spread to overcome areas extending out from Spain in the west to Afghanistan and North India in the east. Community foundations of various religions, cultural, historic and artistic establishments were then joined under the single seal of Islam. Sometime later, sizeable Muslim social community had been set up in a much more broad scope of the Old World, running from Africa over the Indian Ocean to Southeast Asia and starting there northwards through China. Therefore, one can state that Islamic art is an art produced in the grounds under Muslims initiatives.