1888. Assisted by E. J. W. Gibb and Arthur Gilman. Stanley Lane-Poole, historian and Egyptologist, attempts in this volume to draw the main outlines of Turkish history in bold strokes, and thus try to leave a connected impression on the reader's mind. Contents: The King's Front. 1250-1326; Across the Hellespont. 1326-1380; Kosovo and Nicopolis. 1380-1402; Timur the Tartar. 1402; Mohammed the Restorer. 1402-1421; Murad II. and Hunyady. 1421-1451; The Fall of Constantinople. 1451-1481; Prince Jem. 1481-1512; The Conquest of Egypt. 1512-1520; Suleyman the Magnificent. 1520-1566; The Downward Road. 1566-1640; The Rule of the Vezirs. 1640-1757; The Rise of Russia. 1696-1812; Stambol; Ottoman Literature; The Ottoman Administration; The Sick Man. 1812-1880. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.