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This publication is the 1st unique reconstruction of the occasions and political tradition of the Ottoman civil warfare of 142-1413. After Timur defeated the Ottomans on the conflict of Ankara and dismembered their empire, the sons of Bayezid the Thunderbolt fought bloody battles for his throne, utilizing literature and different capability to justify their claims opposed to one another. An research of the literature in query, that's one of the earliest in Ottoman historical past, unearths interesting attitudes on issues resembling dynastic fratricide and power-sharing.

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