Battle of Kosmidion

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Battle of Kosmidion
Part of Ottoman Interregnum
Date June 15, 1410
Location Kosmidion (modern Eyüp), just outside Constantinople
Result Victory for Süleyman Çelebi[1]
Belligerents
Forces of Süleyman Çelebi
Serbian Despotate[2]
Forces of Musa Çelebi
Commanders and leaders
Süleyman Çelebi
Vuk Lazarević
Musa Çelebi
Strength
unknown unknown

The Battle of Kosmidion (Turkish: Eyüp Muharebesi), fought June 15, 1410, occurred during the Ottoman Interregnum and was fought between the forces of the brothers and princes Musa Çelebi and Süleyman Çelebi, just outside the land walls of Constantinople. During the battle, some of Musa's vassals, including Vuk Lazarević (the brothers' half-uncle), deserted him and joined Süleyman.[3] The battle ended in a victory for Süleyman Çelebi.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ International encyclopaedia of Islamic dynasties, Ed. Nagendra Kr Singh, (Anmol Publications, 2005), 639.
  2. ^ Kastritsis, Dimitris J., The Sons of Bayezid: Empire Building and Representation in the Ottoman Civil War of 1402-13, (BRILL NV, 2007), 150.
  3. ^ Kastritsis, 150.
  4. ^ Kastritsis, 149.