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Middle Eastern History

HIME 3192

From Nomads to Sultans: the Ottoman Empire, 1300-1700

Spring 2017

A survey of the history of the Ottoman Empire from its obscure origins around 1300 to 1730, this course explores the political, military, social, and cultural history of this massive, multi-confessional, multi-ethnic, inter-continental empire which, at its height, encompassed Central and Southeastern Europe, the Caucasus, the Middle East, and North Africa. No previous study of history required.


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Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
Nau Hall - South Lawn
Charlottesville, VA 22904


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