The map shows how the Ottoman Empire expanded between 1481 and 1683. The blue area denotes its territory in 1481. Conquests up to 1520 are marked in green, up to 1566 in red, and up to 1683 in brown.
The Ottoman Empire 1481–1683, map, 1923, unknown author; source: Shepherd, William R: The Historical Atlas, New York 1923. Digitalized version: The University of Texas at Austin, http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/historical/shepherd/ottoman_empire_1481-1683.jpg. Courtesy of the University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.