Sanjak of Karasi
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|sanjak of the Ottoman Empire|
|• Type||Sanjak of Ottoman Empire|
|29 October 1923 1923|
Despite being established in 1341,the Sanjak only existed in name. Not holding any lands, until the Ottoman conquest of the Beylik of Karasi in 1361.
- Setton, Kenneth M.; Hazard, Harry W.; Zacour, Norman P., eds. (1989). A History of the Crusades, Volume VI: The Impact of the Crusades on Europe. Madison and London: University of Wisconsin Press. p. 229. ISBN 0-299-10740-X.
Immediately after the first conquests in Karasi, the area was made into an Ottoman uj (frontier) sanjak with Biga (Pegae) as its center, under the leadership of Suleiman Pasha, an ardent advocate of frontier warfare (ghaza)...
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