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  • n. a Turkish sultanate of southwestern Asia and northeastern Africa and southeastern Europe; created by the Ottoman Turks in the 13th century and lasted until the end of World War I; although initially small it expanded until it superseded the Byzantine Empire


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  • After this, historical Palestine was under Islamic rule until the 20th century when the Turkish Empire was dismantled.

    Obama's Theological Mission

  • It was stitched together out of three provinces of the Turkish Empire which fell into the hands of the Allies as a result of World War One.

    Gavin Scott: Through the Conference Hall and Out of Iraq

  • II. does not destroy the Turkish Empire, which she has severely shaken in the very year in which I am now writing my reverie (the year 1771), the Turk will come and invade this good prince, notwithstanding his being cherished and beloved by all his nine electors; that his daughter puts herself at the head of the troops with two young electors deeply enamored of her; that she beats the

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • World War - and the present troubles in the Middle East - from the partition instead of reform of the Turkish Empire - the same for the Austro-Hungarian - and for the Russian absolute monarchy - and the Declaration by Arthur Balfour in 1917.

    They make a desert and call it peace

  • He warns that a military conflict could break out at any time between a European nation and the Turkish Empire, “which will lead to, is already leading to, a religious awakening of all Islam.”

    The Sion Revelation

  • Though he is one of the greatest of the great in the Turkish Empire

    Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo

  • The dream of an appropriately sited Jewish national home in the middle of the defunct Turkish Empire had to wait upon the retreat of imperial Britain: a process that took three more decades and a second world war.

    Israel: The Alternative

  • Roman Empire, feudalism, the Turkish Empire or the wars against the Turkish


  • Furthermore, Bodin by identifying the Turkish Empire with Oriental despotism implanted the notion that under this form of government private and property rights were unknown, and that the despot was the legal owner of all individuals and goods which he could treat as he liked.


  • Outlying branches of the Greek Church are found also in the Turkish Empire.

    Early European History


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