The Ottoman Empire lasted for six hundred years and dominated the Middle East and Europe, from Budapest to Baghdad and everything in between. The sultans ruled three continents. But they didn't do it on their own. This podcast looks at the cast of characters who made the empire run: the sultan, the queen mother, the peasant, the janissary, the harem eunuch, the holy man, and the outlaw.
The Ottoman Empire lasted for six hundred years and dominated the Middle East and Europe, from Budapest to Baghdad and everything in between. The sultans ruled three continents. But they didn't do it on their own. This podcast looks at the cast of characters who made the empire run: the sultan, the queen mother, the peasant, the janissary, the harem eunuch, the holy man, and the outlaw. read more read less
  • Prologue to Ottoman Lives
    12 Jun, 2019 - 00:47
  • The Janissary
    14 Jun, 2019 - 66:48
  • The Sultan
    17 Jun, 2019 - 44:05
  • The Peasant
    18 Jun, 2019 - 24:07
  • The Harem Eunuch
    19 Jun, 2019 - 23:59
  • The Concubine
    20 Jun, 2019 - 40:59
  • The Holy Man
    21 Jun, 2019 - 29:57
  • The Outlaw
    22 Jun, 2019 - 26:31
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