Ottoman

Ottoman may refer to:

  • the Ottoman Empire, a Turkish state in existence from 1299 to 1923
  • Ottoman Turks, the Turkic ethnic group that originally comprised the Ottoman Empire
  • the Ottoman Dynasty, the governing family of the Ottoman Empire
  • the Ottoman Turkish language
  • Ottoman (textile), a fabric with a pronounced ribbed or corded effect, often made of silk or a mixture
  • Ottoman military bands, or Mehter takımı
  • Ottoman (furniture), a padded stool or footstool
  • Pax Ottomana, a phrase used to describe a long time of peace in the Ottoman Empire

Other articles related to "ottoman":

Ottoman Armenian Population
... The Ottoman Armenian presents some statistics of the Armenian population within the Ottoman Empire ... Population size within the Ottoman Empire between 1914 and 1915 is a controversial topic ...
Tughra
... A tughra (Ottoman Turkish طغراء Ṭuğrā) is a calligraphic monogram, seal or signature of an Ottoman sultan that was affixed to all official documents and correspondence ... that were also works of art in the tradition of Ottoman illumination, such as the example of Suleiman the Magnificent in the gallery below ... The first tughra belonged to Orhan I (1284–1359), the second ruler of the Ottoman Empire and it evolved until it reached the classical form in the tughra of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent (1494–1566) ...
First Battle Of Gaza - Background - British Policy
... Palestine and the capture of Jerusalem, which would ultimately cut off the Ottoman forces in Mesopotamia and on the Arabian Peninsula ... encouragingly, just prior to the Gaza battle, on 20 March the Ottoman Army was considered to be "steadily deteriorating." Between the victory at Rafa in early January and the end of February, 70 deserters entered ... whom it was believed, disappeared from the Ottoman army, into the towns and villages of Palestine and Transjordan ...