the Ottoman Empire
Mosul Eyalet in 1609
Mosul [1 ]
Today part of
Mosul Eyalet ( Ottoman Turkish: ایالت موصل; Eyālet-i Mūṣul) was an [2 ] eyalet of the Ottoman Empire. Its reported area in the 19th century was 7,832 square miles (20,280 km 2). The eyalet was largely inhabited by [3 ] Kurds. [4 ]
History [ edit ]
Selim I defeated the army of Shah Ismail at the Battle of Çaldiran, but it wasn't until 1517 that Ottoman armies gained control of Mosul, which remained a frontier garrison city until the 1534 capture of Baghdad. The eyalet was established in 1535. [5 ] Mosul then became one of three Ottoman [6 ] administrative territorial units of ‘Irāk. [7 ]
Administrative divisions [ edit ]
Sanjaks of Mosul Eyalet in the 17th century:
Bajwanli Sanjak of
Tekrit Sanjak of
Eski Mosul ( Nineveh) Sanjak of
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Macgregor, John (1850). . Whittaker and co. p. 12 Commercial statistics: A digest of the productive resources, commercial legislation, customs tariffs, of all nations . Retrieved 2013-02-25.
^ "Some Provinces of the Ottoman Empire". Geonames.de . Retrieved 25 February 2013.
^ The Popular encyclopedia: or, conversations lexicon 6. Blackie. 1862. p. 698 . Retrieved 2013-07-04.
^ "British Relations with Iraq". BBC History.
^ Agoston, Gabor; Masters, Bruce Alan (2009). . Infobase Publishing. p. 394. Encyclopedia of the Ottoman Empire ISBN 978-1-4381-1025-7 . Retrieved 2013-02-25.
^ Hakan Özoğlu (2005). . Kitap Yayinevi Ltd. p. 77. Osmanlı devleti ve Kürt milliyetçiliği ISBN 978-975-6051-02-3 . Retrieved 2013-06-26. "I. Süleyman 1566 yılında öldüğünde kısmen ya da tamamen Kürt bölgelerinden oluşturulan yeni eyaletler şunlardı: Dulkadir (1522), Erzurum (1533), Musul (1535), Bağdat (1535), Van (1548) ve Şehrizor (1554..."
^ Nagendra Kr Singh (1 September 2002). . Anmol Publications PVT. LTD. pp. 15–18. International encyclopaedia of Islamic dynasties ISBN 978-81-261-0403-1 . Retrieved 28 April 2011.
^ Evliya Çelebi; Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall (1834). Narrative of Travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa in the Seventeenth Century 1. Oriental Translation Fund. p. 97 . Retrieved 2013-07-04.