1 November 1914 - Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire - 3 Nov - Montenegro declares war on the Ottoman Empire - 5 Nov - France and the United Kingdom declare war on the Ottoman Empire - 11 Nov - Sultan Mehmed V declares Jihad on the Allies
In the Ottomans captured Constantinople and ended the Byzantine Empire. During the next two centuries, they brought their rule to much of the Middle East, North Africa, and southeastern Europe. Their navy dominated the eastern Mediterranean.
Map of The Roman Empire During New Testament Times. The map shows the Roman Empire during its greatest extent during the time of the Emperor Trajan in 116 AD. He pushed to the Persian Gulf and even Susa wishing to exceed Alexander's empire.