By Francois Georgeon, Frédéric Hitzel
Lately, there was an elevated curiosity within the examine of the concept that of time within the Ottoman Empire. Many latest reports excited about the technical points, e.g. the degree of time, and the tools to do that (like clepsydras, water clocks, hourglasses, and sundials stumbled on at the facades of mosques and medreses). different facets have been ignored, just like the a variety of Ottoman experiments with time and the Ottomans' conceptions of time. This collective quantity addresses numerous of those forgotten points of the political, social and cultural modalities of time within the Ottoman Empire.