History of War

THE SULTANS

Source:   The Battle of Lepanto in 1571 was a key engagement between the Ottoman Empire and the Christian forces of the Holy League  

The sultans of the Ottoman Empire controlled a vast area

Author: Jem Duducu Publisher: Amberley Publishing Price: £20

It is nothing short of astonishing that more than four decades have elapsed since the appearance of the last major history of the Ottoman Empire, especially given the ongoing turmoil sweeping the Muslim world and its impact on Christian countries. Jem Duducu

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