Some Scientific Instruments During the Ottoman Sultanate

Thursday, September 27, 2012
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Taqi al-Din Muhammad ibn Ma’ruf al-Shami al-Asadi (1526–1585) was a renowned Turkish polymath: a scientist, astronomer, engineer, and inventor. He authored more than 90 books on a wide…

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Learning in Ottoman Sultanate

Thursday, September 27, 2012
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The first Ottoman madrasa was established in 1331 in Iznik (Nicaea) by second Ottoman Sultan Orhan Bey (1324-60). Men of learning and statesmen, members of Sultan’s family, continued…

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Introduction to Ottoman Sultanate

Thursday, September 27, 2012
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Ottoman Sultanate was centered in present day Turkey, extending its influence into south-eastern Europe as well as the Middle East. It lasted from 1299-1923, succeeded by Republic of…

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