Lords of the Horizons

Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire

Paperback Published on: 04/03/1999
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‘Perhaps the most readable history ever written’ Time Out Lords of the Horizons charts the Ottoman Empire's swirling epic history; dramatic — detailed and alive — a journey, and a world all in one. The Ottoman Empire has long exerted a strong pull on Western minds and hearts. For over six hundred years the Empire swelled and declined; rising from a dusty fiefdom in the foothills of Anatolia to a power which ruled over the Danube and the Euphrates with the richest court in Europe. But its decline was prodigious, protracted, and total. ‘A fascinating read...a perfect companion for anyone who visits Turkey and wants to make sense of it’ The Times

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780099994008
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Weight: 266g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm

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Lords of the Horizons
Great Way to Read History
I read this history of the Ottoman Empire as a result of a trip to Istanbul with its bewildering mixture of Asian and European culture, complex history of ... READ MORE