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By Dimitris J. Kastritsis

This publication is the 1st specific reconstruction of the occasions and political tradition of the Ottoman civil warfare of 142-1413. After Timur defeated the Ottomans on the conflict of Ankara and dismembered their empire, the sons of Bayezid the Thunderbolt fought bloody battles for his throne, utilizing literature and different capability to justify their claims opposed to one another. An research of the literature in query, that's one of the earliest in Ottoman heritage, finds interesting attitudes on issues similar to dynastic fratricide and power-sharing.

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A hundred thirty five Musa’s First Supporters in Rumeli: Mircea, Byzantium, and the Akıncı. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 Musa’s First activities in Rumeli: The Siege of Mesembria and the conflict of Yambol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 Süleyman’s go back to Rumeli and the foreign scenario . . . one hundred forty four The Battles of Kosmidion (15 June 1410) and Edirne (11 July 1410) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 The dying of Süleyman (17 February 1411) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153 bankruptcy 5. The Reign of Musa Çelebi and the top of the Civil struggle (17 February 1411 – five July 1413) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159 Musa’s management and the Uc Begleri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161 The Resumption of Raiding and Musa’s assaults opposed to Serbia and Byzantium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 Musa and Venice: The Treaty of Selymbria (3 September 1411) . 172 ˙ giz (Late wintry weather – Early Spring 1412? ). . . . . . . . . 179 The conflict of Ince˘ Stefan Lazarevi´c, George Brankovi´c, and the Son of Savcı . . . . . . a hundred and eighty Mehmed’s moment crusade opposed to Musa and actions sooner than the conflict of Çamurlu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182 Musa’s 1411–1412 Serbian Campaigns and the problem of Orhan, Son of Süleyman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184 The conflict of Çamurlu and Reunification of the Ottoman Realm (5 July 1413) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188 bankruptcy Six. Narrative and Legitimation within the Ottoman Civil struggle . . . . . . . . 195 Political Legitimation within the Ottoman Civil struggle. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197 the matter of Dynastic Succession . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . two hundred Mehmed Çelebi’s Correspondence with Shahrukh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203 The Ahval’s rules on Dynastic Succession . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206 extra facts from Abdülvasi Çelebi’s Hal¯ıln¯ame . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217 ˘ contents ix Appendix: Translation Of Abdülvasi Çelebi, Hal¯ıln¯ame, “The conflict of ˘ Sultan Mehmed with Musa and the Defeat of Musa” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 221 Bibliography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245 PREFACE As is usually the case with first books, the current learn started its existence because the author’s doctoral dissertation. within the years keeping apart the dissertation from the e-book, little has replaced for my part of the Ottoman civil warfare of 1402–1413 and its significance for Ottoman background. If whatever, i'm now much more keenly conscious of the necessity to deliver this era out of the darkness and into the limelight of historical past, in order that it might turn into the topic of great historic research. because the current paintings is the first of its type, whereas writing it i used to be frequently annoyed by means of the shortcoming of an already present narrative on which to count for the elemental series of occasions. below the situations, I had little selection yet to build one of these narrative myself, utilizing basic assets and the little current literature, so much of which was once within the kind of magazine and encyclopedia articles.

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