After Vienna: 1683: Portuguese Prophet End of Ottoman Era Aix-en-Provence, April 26, 2022, Aix-en-Provence.

After Vienna: 1683: Portuguese prophet at the end of the Ottoman Center for Multimedia, Conference Room 2 29 Rue Robert Schumann Aix-en-Provence
2022-04-26 17:00:00 17:00:00 – 2022-04-26 19:00:00 19:00:00 Multimedia Column, Conference Room 2 29 Robert Schumann Street
Aix-en-Provence Bouches de Rhône

After the Siege of Vienna in July and September 1683, there was a flurry of speculation and analysis about the future of the Ottoman Empire. Because since 1453 and the conquest of Constantinople by Sultan Mehmed, and then the expansion campaigns of the Sultans Selim and Suleiman during 1510 and 1520, the character of the “Turk!” Great concern in the world of Western Europe. On the other hand, the defeat of the Ottomans in 1683 produced visions of victory as unrealistic as ancient terrifying fantasies.

This conference focuses on how the Ottoman defeat in the Portuguese world was perceived at the time of Dom Pedro II by authors who relied on biblical and millenarian vocabulary, originating in an environment called “Sebastianist”.

Sanjay Subrahmanyam, a specialist in the early modern period (15th-18th centuries), author of numerous books, articles and edited volumes,
India, the Indian Ocean, and the First Modern European Empires. He is the founder of the current called “Continuous History”, which he developed in his writings since the end of the nineties.

Sanjay Subrahmanyam is a Distinguished Professor of History and Irving and Jan Stone Chair in Social Sciences at UCLA, and was Professor at the Collège de France (International Chair in International History of Early Modernity).

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After the Siege of Vienna in July and September 1683, there was a flurry of speculation and analysis about the future of the Ottoman Empire. Because since 1453 and the conquest of Constantinople by Sultan Mehmed, and then the expansion campaigns of the Sultans Selim and Suleiman during 1510 and 1520, the character of the “Turk!” Great concern in the world of Western Europe. On the other hand, the defeat of the Ottomans in 1683 produced visions of victory as unrealistic as ancient terrifying fantasies.

This conference focuses on how the defeat of the Ottomans in the Portuguese world was perceived at the time of Dom Pedro II by authors who relied on biblical and millenarian vocabulary, originating in an environment called “Sebastianist”.

Sanjay Subrahmanyam, a specialist in the early modern period (15th-18th centuries), author of numerous books, articles and edited volumes,
India, the Indian Ocean, and the First Modern European Empires. He is the founder of the current called “Continuous History”, which he developed in his writings since the end of the nineties.

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