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)

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

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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…

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)