The Relationship between the Ottoman Empire and Kanem-Bornu During the reign of Sultan Murad III
Kireçci, Mehmet Akif
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This thesis focuses on the relationship between the Ottoman Empire and Kanem-Bornu during the reign of Sultan Murad III (1574-1595) and that of mai Idris Alooma. It looks at the history of one of the main factors that led the Ottoman Empire in Africa, the Sahara trade. It describes the history of both the Ottomans in Tripoli and that of Kanem-Bornu. It analyses the role that the Ottoman Empire played in Tripoli and the regions south of it during the reign of Sultan Murad III. This research attempts to better contextualize the presence of the Ottoman Empire in Africa during the second half of the sixteenth century.
KeywordsThe Ottoman Empire
Ottomans in North Africa
Sultan Murad III
mai Idris Alooma
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