battle of maritsa 1371

The Battle of Maritsa, September 26, 1371

On September 26, 1371, 8001 or 4000 Ottoman troops crushed an army of 70,000 soldiers of the Serbian Empire at the Battle of Maritsa (Meriç). Although the size of both armies is disputed, the Ottoman numbers were significantly very smaller. According ...

Largest Islamicate Empires stats 5 five minute history

The Biggest Islamicate Empires in History

Estimated peak land area ruled or controlled by the biggest Islamicate Empires. This is the list of the empires that covered at least One Million Square Kilometers of land area. SNEmpire NameEstimated Size by AreaPeak Year1Umayyad Caliphate11.1 millio ...