1. In this first episode I will start off introducing myself, the format of the podcast and why i chose the Ottoman Empire. From there we will set the stage for the Origins of the empire, such as the history of the region they will be settling,  and the players on the ground when they arrived. I will also cover the reigns of the man the brought the early Ottomans to Anatolia, Ertuğrul and later his son, and founder of the Empire, Osman I.