Did you know that Britain obsessed on the stability of the Ottoman Empire in the 19th century? It was vital as a buffer between Russian and the West. In diplomacy it was referred to as “the Eastern Question.” I wrote about it yesterday for Catherine Castles Musings from a Writer’s Brain.
Did you know England obsessed on the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire throughout the nineteenth century? They called it “The Eastern Question.” The empire begin to decline after they lost the Battle of Vienna in 1683. By 1800, the empire was greatly weakened. Imperial Russia stood to benefit from that decline. England deemed the survival […]
Highlighting Historical Romance today with Jude Knight and Follow Your Star Home. The Silk Roads, a tangled interweaving network of routes that linked Europe to the Far East, formally opened for trade during the Han Dynasty of China, that is, more than 2,300 years ago. It used parts of the Royal Road, which was even […]