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Ottoman culture flourishes begins Mehmed II ruled for thirty years. During his reign Istanbul became a political, cultural, and economic city. Mosques, bazaars, roads, inns, and baths are built. There was a special tax charged to non-Muslim residents.
Ottoman culture flourishes ends
Ottoman Empire, began. The reign of Osman I, founder of the Ottoman Empire
Civil War Begins Bayezid's sons fights for control over The Ottoman Empire
Civil War Ends In 1413 Mehmed win's and reunites the empire.
A Losing Battle The Ottomans tried to conquer Venice in 1683,.
A losing Battle Failed They failed in 1697, as Austrian troops push the Ottoman territory into Hungary, the Turks were defeated at Zenta. To keep the peace the Turks gave up a lot of their land in that region.
Shadow Theatre Two puppets were required in the performence
Miniature Depicting Festivities Held in 1582 has two acrobats, two dancers and four jesters accompanied by the music of a tambourine, miskal, çagane and kopuz.
Fashion Trend The head ornaments of women evolved, becoming increasingly ostentatious, with carefully selected set jewels.
Fashion Trend A fez with a thin white scarf which covered the whole head and shoulders was also used
Fashion Trend A significant change began to occur in clothing as Western influence took its hold. As women began to wear plain outdoors overcoats and becoming more colourful with gilded trimmings and ribbons
Ottoman musicians giving a concert at the British Embassy The instruments played were three neys, a violin, a ‘kemânçe’, a ‘santur’, three tambourines, one ‘miskal’, a multi-reeded wind instrument and two ‘tanburs’.
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