Hittite Levy Spearman

Hittite Levy Spearman

Ottoman sipahi and Aragonese mercenary, Jose Daniel Cabrera Peña

Historical Warrior Illustration Series Part XXVI

Ottoman sipahi and Aragonese mercenary, Jose Daniel Cabrera Peña

Ottoman Infantry c.1600s AD

ottoman army infantry in the 17th century AD.

Ottoman Infantry c.1600s AD

ottoman army officers of the Janissary corps in the 16th century AD.

ottoman army officers of the Janissary corps in the 16th century AD.

Solak (Janissary Ottoman soldiers) who  provided protection to the sultans during imperial ceremonies and wars, one task of the solak soldiers was to keep everybody away from the sultan, even his private servants such as sword bearers and footmen. Solak soldiers carried their weapons when they went out of the palace together with the sultan, however in 1492 after an assassination attempt to the Sultan Bayezid ii, they began to carry weapon also within the palace.

Solak (Janissary Ottoman soldiers) who provided protection to the sultans during imperial ceremonies and wars, one task of the solak soldiers was to keep everybody away from the sultan, even his private servants such as sword bearers and footmen. Solak soldiers carried their weapons when they went out of the palace together with the sultan, however in 1492 after an assassination attempt to the Sultan Bayezid ii, they began to carry weapon also within the palace.

Sipahis of Ottoman Empire

Sipahis of Ottoman Empire

Janissary, Ottoman.

Janissary, Ottoman.

The Sultans of the Ottoman Empire

The Sultans of the Ottoman Empire

Turkish costumes Ottoman Empire. Ottoman women street costume. Clothing of Sultana, Sultan and Turkish dancer. Turkish military. Janissaries clothing.

Turkish costumes Ottoman Empire. Ottoman women street costume. Clothing of Sultana, Sultan and Turkish dancer. Turkish military. Janissaries clothing.

Just went to Turkey this weekend and saw a Turkish Janissary Going to War!! Men i love their style, Go BREAK A LEG TURKISH JANISSARY!!

Just went to Turkey this weekend and saw a Turkish Janissary Going to War!! Men i love their style, Go BREAK A LEG TURKISH JANISSARY!!

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