In less than a century from inception, the Ottomans began minting coins; formed an independent state; and originating from the Anatolian peninsula, expanded its hegemony as far west as the Balkans. Dr. Huseyin Yilmaz, Associate Professor, George Mason University, returns to the show to explain.
Professor Yilmaz was previously on the podcast in the episode Founding of the Ottomans w. Dr. Huseyin Yilmaz (July 3, 2021)
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- Professor Yilmaz is author of the monograph Caliphate Redefined: The Mystical Turn in Ottoman Political Thought (Princeton University Press, 2018)