Osman’s background, character and rule. His rise to power, the growth of his army and the expansion of his territory. The city of Bursa and the initial constructions and palaces of the Ottoman Empire. Osman’s reign, death and the succession of his son.
A look into the different civilisations that ruled over the area of Anatolia before the Ottomans; The Romans, Byzantines, Greeks. The state of affairs in Anatolia during the time of the Seljuk tribes and the initial stages of Osman’s rise to power. Why he was able to rise to power.