A Jewel of Ottoman Naval History: The Book of Kâtib Çelebi on Naval CampaignsLEARN MORE
This is a review of the book prepared by Prof. Dr. Idris Bostan for the Turkish Undersecretariat of...
Latinized Names of Muslim ScholarsLEARN MORE
This article includes the Latinized names of Muslim scholars.
Ibn BattutaLEARN MORE
The Moroccan traveler Ibn Battuta is known as the greatest traveller of premodern times. He lived in the 8th...
Mapping and Picturing: Maps as Records of HistoryLEARN MORE
A study of historical maps and sea charts indicates that cartographers have often considered map making as an...
Ottoman Maritime Arsenals And Shipbuilding Technology In The 16th And 17th CenturiesLEARN MORE
In this article Prof. Idris Bostan describes Ottoman shipbuilding efforts and achievements within the broader...