Sultans in Topkapı, 1566-1648

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Sultans in Topkapı, 1566-1648
Episode 9 of The Ottoman Empire

31 mins

Turn now to a period of decline, most notable for the emergence of the harem as a powerful political institution. Meet sultans including Murad III, a patron of the arts (especially miniaturist painting) and Ahmet I, an...

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Kenneth W. Harl
The Great Courses