Today in Middle Eastern history: the Battle of Konya (1832)

The Battle of Konya, fought on December 21, 1832, was the decisive battle in the 1831-1833 Ottoman-Egyptian War, and in that sense it serv–I’m sorry, you had a question? Yes, the Ottoman-Egyptian War of 18–huh? Another question? Oh, right. Yes, the Ottomans conquered Egypt in 1517, and we haven’t mentioned that they lost Egypt anywhere … Continue reading Today in Middle Eastern history: the Battle of Konya (1832)

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Today in Middle Eastern history: the Battle of Konya (1832)

The Battle of Konya, fought on December 21, 1832, was the decisive battle in the 1831-1833 Ottoman-Egyptian War, and in that sense it serv--I'm sorry, you had a question? Yes, the Ottoman-Egyptian War of 18--yes? Oh, right. The Ottomans conquered Egypt in 1517, and we haven't mentioned that they lost Egypt anywhere along the way … Continue reading Today in Middle Eastern history: the Battle of Konya (1832)