Ottoman

Ottoman shamshir, 19th Century, Iranian wootz steel blade, scabbard set with gold, diamonds, emeralds and pearls, jade handle, a ceremonial sword, used for an investiture ceremony, a perfect symbol of the luxury, extravagance and workmanship in the Ottoman Empire, said to have been made in 1876 for the investiture of the Ottoman sultan Murad V (reigned May 30–August 31, 1876). He suffered a nervous breakdown before the ceremony and was deposed and imprisioned until his death in 1904.

Ottoman shamshir, 19th Century, Iranian wootz steel blade, scabbard set with gold, diamonds, emeralds and pearls, jade handle, a ceremonial sword, used for an investiture ceremony, a perfect symbol of the luxury, extravagance and workmanship in the Ottoman Empire, said to have been made in 1876 for the investiture of the Ottoman sultan Murad V (reigned May 30–August 31, 1876). He suffered a nervous breakdown before the ceremony and was deposed and imprisioned until his death in 1904.

Художні реконструкції середньовічних угорських воїнів

Художні реконструкції середньовічних угорських воїнів

Syria, Persia (Iran), and Turkey, 1450-1550. Composite armour of typical Persian heavy cavalry.

Syria, Persia (Iran), and Turkey, 1450-1550. Composite armour of typical Persian heavy cavalry.

Turkish Costumes from the Late-Ottoman era. Circa 1870

Turkish Costumes from the Late-Ottoman era. Circa 1870

Osmanlı Arması

Osmanlı Arması

Ottoman Banner & Osmanlı Sancak

Ottoman Banner & Osmanlı Sancak

Osmanlı Padişahları Soyağacı

Osmanlı Padişahları Soyağacı

Andrassos || Byzantine cataphract Lars referenced this in his blog. Lars wrote 'The Sea Wolves', a novelized discourse on the Viking Age.

Andrassos || Byzantine cataphract Lars referenced this in his blog. Lars wrote 'The Sea Wolves', a novelized discourse on the Viking Age.

Ottoman kilij (sabre), about 1560, the blade probably Syrian, about 1500. The Royal Armouries at Leeds.

Ottoman kilij (sabre), about 1560, the blade probably Syrian, about 1500. The Royal Armouries at Leeds.

Ottoman army, 1877-78: 5: Private in overcoat, line infantry; 6: Junior NCO, line infantry; 7: Private in zouave overcoat, line infantry; 8: Private, light cavalry; A: Order of Osmanieh; B: Soldier uniform shoulder marks; C: Uniform buttons - infantry, cavalry & artillery

Ottoman army, 1877-78: 5: Private in overcoat, line infantry; 6: Junior NCO, line infantry; 7: Private in zouave overcoat, line infantry; 8: Private, light cavalry; A: Order of Osmanieh; B: Soldier uniform shoulder marks; C: Uniform buttons - infantry, cavalry & artillery

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