By Ismail Çiftçioglu
Humanity and Social Sciences Journal, Volume 3 Number 2 (2008)
Abstract: Tamerlane who won the Ankara war against the Ottoman Sultan Bayezid I in July 28, 1402 did not immediately left Anatolia and stayed there for approximately one year. He continued his pillage attacks and conquests in various cities of Anatoia during this period. Kutahya was one of the cities where he stayed. This article focused on why the Asian conqueror came to Kutahya, how long he stayed there and what kind of celebrations were performed in Kutahya. Finally, his military and diplomatic activities and his relationships with scholars were stated.