By Gabor Agoston

This encyclopedia presents an intensive evaluation of the background and civilization of the Ottomans, with nearly 450 A-to-Z entries concentrating on significant occasions, personalities, associations, and phrases.

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Eref Etker is advisor pediatric doctor and urologist at Zeynep-Kamil clinic in Istanbul. His fields of pursuits comprise the scientific interplay among a few of the spiritual groups within the Ottoman Empire, and modernization of Turkish army medication. His articles have been released in experiences in Ottoman technology, between others. x Editors and members İhsan Fazlıoğlu is affiliate professor within the school of Letters and humanities at Istanbul collage. He holds a Ph. D. in philosophy. he's a professional at the heritage of technological know-how and concept within the Ottoman Empire, focusing his study on mathematical technological know-how and traditional philosophy. Aleksandar Fotić is affiliate professor on the division of background, collage of Belgrade. He used to be vacationing professor on the Institute for Mediterranean experiences, Rethymno (Greece) in 2002 and 2004. His study pursuits comprise the background of the Ottoman Balkans, the prestige of non-Muslims, city tradition, and lifestyle. as well as his articles in Serbian and English, he has released a e-book in Serbian on Mount Athos and Hilandar within the Ottoman Empire (15–17th centuries) and edited one on inner most existence in Serbia on the sunrise of recent age. Mehmet Genç has taught Ottoman fiscal heritage on the Universities of Istanbul and Marmara, and extra lately at Bilgi college. he's the key authority on Ottoman fiscal background within the 18th century. a number of of his reviews have been accumulated in his Turkish-language booklet entitled nation and economic system within the Ottoman Empire. he's the co-author and co-editor (with Erol Özvar) of a lately released two-volume publication on Ottoman monetary associations and budgets. Ibolya Gerelyes is deputy head of the dept of Archeology on the Hungarian nationwide Museum. She has written quite a few articles on Ottoman fabric tradition, archaeology, and structure. Her edited volumes comprise: Süleyman the very good and His Age; Archaeology of the Ottoman interval in Hungary and (with Gyöngyi Kovács) Turkish flora: stories on Ottoman paintings in Hungary. John–Paul Ghobrial is a Ph. D. candidate within the division of historical past at Princeton college. His dissertation explores the circulate of stories and knowledge between Ottoman officers, eu retailers and diplomats, and traditional taxpayers in Istanbul within the latter 1/2 the seventeenth century. Rossitsa Gradeva is affiliate professor on the American college in Bulgaria, and examine fellow on the Institute of Balkan reviews, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Her examine pursuits comprise Ottoman provincial management, software of Islamic legislations within the Ottoman Empire, prestige of non–Muslim groups and lifestyle within the Ottoman Balkans, the Danube frontier, and the decentralization techniques within the pre–Tanzimat period. She has released volumes of amassed essays: Rumeli less than the Ottomans 15th–18th Centuries: associations and groups, and struggle and Peace in Rumeli, fifteenth to starting of nineteenth Century. Molly Greene is a professor within the division of historical past at Princeton college, with a joint appointment within the application in Hellenic reports.

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