Ottoman Empire 1300 A.D.- Early 1900’s
What was left of the mighty Eastern Roman Empire in the year 1400? The Byzantine Empire in 1400
What is the Problem for Europe and the West with the expansion of the Ottoman Empire?
Social Organization Simplified the taxation system Reduced Gov’t bureaucracy Devshirme- slaves are part of the society Janissaries- personal soldiers Followed Islamic law- Be kind to all Cultural Flowering Similar to the Renaissance Mosque of Suleyman Four schools, a library, a bath, and a hospital Painters and Poets flourished under his rule They brought together original Ottoman ideas in the Turkish style Accomplishments of Suleyman the Magnificent