[75] The Ottoman navy recovered quickly, persuading Venice to sign a peace treaty in 1573, allowing the Ottomans to expand and consolidate their position in North Africa. Territory restored to Turkey and Moldavia in 1856. [56] In addition, the Empire became a dominant naval force, controlling much of the Mediterranean Sea. Bulgaria simultaneously annexed the autonomous Ottoman Province of Eastern Rumelia (of which the Prince of Bulgaria had been Governor-General since 1885). [71] Meanwhile, the Holy league consisting of mostly Spanish and Venetian fleets won a victory over the Ottoman fleet at the Battle of Lepanto (1571), off southwestern Greece; Catholic forces killed over 30,000 Turks and destroyed 200 of their ships. The 1683 battle of Vienna effectively ended Ottoman threats towards Central Europe, even though the empire remained strong in the Balkans for another hundred years. Strauss, Johann. The main corps of the Ottoman Army included Janissary, Sipahi, Akıncı and Mehterân. Though his work was largely based on Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi's Al-Tasrif, Sabuncuoğlu introduced many innovations of his own. [165] Ottoman power revolved crucially around the administration of the rights to land, which gave a space for the local authority to develop the needs of the local millet. The Treaty of Versailles was signed with Germany before this treaty to annul the German concessions including the economic rights and enterprises. It ended when Mehmed I emerged as the sultan and restored Ottoman power. A truce was signed with the rebelling Serbs and autonomy given to Serbia. [88] The Ottomans surrendered control of significant territories, many permanently. [19], During the 16th and 17th centuries, at the height of its power, under the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent, the Ottoman Empire was a multinational, multilingual empire controlling most of Southeastern Europe, Central Europe, Western Asia, parts of Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, Northern Africa, and the Horn of Africa. Economies were also impacted with the loss of artisans, merchants, manufacturers and agriculturists. In 1877 he terminated the attempt to transform the Ottoman Empire in a constitutional parliamentary monarchy, establishing a form of personal rule that was perceived as excentric and despotic. Urbanization increased from 1700 to 1922, with towns and cities growing. By the end of Suleiman's reign, the Empire spanned approximately 877,888 sq mi (2,273,720 km2), extending over three continents. had ascended to the throne in 1876, after two of his predecessors had been deposed that year. [44][45] Selim I established Ottoman rule in Egypt by defeating and annexing the Mamluk Sultanate of Egypt and created a naval presence on the Red Sea. Ottoman classical music arose largely from a confluence of Byzantine music, Armenian music, Arabic music, and Persian music. Despite newer added amalgamations, the Ottoman dynasty. [37], As the Turks expanded into the Balkans, the conquest of Constantinople became a crucial objective. Cambridge University Press, 2012. [42], In the 15th and 16th centuries, the Ottoman Empire entered a period of expansion. The First Constitutional Era lasted for only two years until 1878. In 1839, the Sublime Porte attempted to take back what it lost to the de facto independent vilayet of Egypt, and suffered a crushing defeat, leading to the Oriental Crisis as Mohammad Ali was very close to France, and the prospect of him as Sultan was widely viewed as putting the entire empire into the French sphere of influence. 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