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This short article is taken from the full article which is available here as a PDF file The madrasas of the early Ottoman period can be considered as institutions continuing in the established educational tradition that had been practiced in such pre-Ottoman cities as Amasya, Konya, Kayseri,...
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By Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu*   Figure 1: Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu during his talk at Padua University. (Source).   The evolution of world politics since the last decade of 20th century and several substantial events...
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This short article is taken from the full article which is available here as a PDF file The development of madrasas, the educational and scientific institutions of the Ottomans and in a more general sense, of scientific and cultural life, was greatly influenced by the impact of a...
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This short article is taken from the full article which is available here as a PDF file Following the conquest of Istanbul, Mehmed the Conqueror initiated a campaign of construction so as to give the city a new character. He also encouraged those around him to participate in this effort. As...
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This short article is taken from the full article which is available here as a PDF file Often regarded as backward, irrelevant and detached from reality, the Madrasa system has been considered by both the secular and much of the Muslim World as a bothersome remnant of a collapsed Ottoman Empire...
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This short article is taken from the full article which is available here as a PDF file  The Imperial Tanzimat Rescript (Tanzimat Fermani) announced on 3rd November 1839 provided state protection for basic rights and freedoms such as the right to life, property and honour, the right...
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This short article is taken from the full article which is available here as a PDF file Though it is not possible to determine the curricula of the Ottoman madrasas in a clear and detailed manner from contemporary sources, one can, however, provide a basic though only partial outline of...
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Shah Sultan Primary School picture located at Eyup, Istanbul This short article based on Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu's article "Ottoman Educational and Scholarly-Scientific Institutions", History of The Ottoman State and Society and Civilisation (Edited by E. Ihsanoglu...
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This short article is taken from the full article (by Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu) which is available here as 12 page PDF file. The scientific activities observed within the borders of the Ottoman Empire throughout the six centuries of history of the Ottomans displayed a unique course of...
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Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu* This article was first published in the well-known journal of history of science 'Archives internationales d'histoire des sciences' (vol. 45, no. 134, pp. 135-148.). We are grateful to Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, the author of the article, for allowing publication....
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