- Ottoman conquest of
Baghdad and most of Iraq from the Safavids.
Use the maps above to imagine the campaign moving eastward through
rugged Turkish terrain (offering good hiding places) in order to move
across the barren lands incised by the valleys of the Tigris and the
Euphrates and capture enemy territory. Is that the way it
happened? The link
provided here offers
a starting point to this complex topic.
- At the same time,
Barbarossa continued domination of the Mediterranean.
- Links to sites describing
the action, references, and bibliographic material:
- Goings on elsewhere
this year of 1533...links to sites with timelines:
- Related links:
- Goffman, Daniel. The Ottoman
Empire and Early Modern Europe. Cambridge University Press.
Link to Frontmatter.
- The Ottoman Empire and
Modern Turkey, 1453-1950, Thomas Kuhn course syllabus and notes,
Simon Fraser University http://www.lib.sfu.ca/researchhelp/subjectguides/hist/classes/hist043350.htm
- GLOBALHISTORIE: NOEN
(FORHOLDSVIS NYE) TITLER, MED SÆRLIG VEKT PÅ PERIODEN
- Agoston, Gabor. Guns
for the Sultan: Military Power and the Weapons Industry in the
Ottoman Empire. Cambridge University Press. http://assets.cambridge.org/052184/3138/excerpt/0521843138_excerpt.pdf
- Ghazzal, Zouhair, Modern
Middle East, History 313, Loyola University Chicago, http://www.luc.edu/depts/history/ghazzal/hist313.htm
- History On-Line,