This series will cover the Rise and Fall of the Ottoman Empire, starting with its founder Osman I. His life shrouded in a combination of myth and few contemporary facts. We do know he lead his tribe and expanded their territory to include parts of the Byzantine Roman Empire. This is his story…and the story of the empire he founded.
Book Sources: “The Ottoman Empire and the World Around It” – Suraiya Faroqhi “Armies of the Ottoman Turks” – David Nicolle, Angus McBride “Ottoman Empire – The Rapid Rise and Fall of an Islamic Superpower” “A Monetary History of the Ottoman Empire” – Sevket Pamuk “The Ottoman Empire and Early Modern Europe” – Daniel Goffman
Music: “Bilge Qaghan” – Farya Faraji Check out his great music here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2_JOhJf-VAQm5VRqjY40Rw Other music by: Epidemicsound.com