Turkey(army)

Ottoman Infantry c.1600s AD

ottoman army infantry in the 17th century AD.

Ottoman Infantry c.1600s AD

Janissary, ottoman.

Janissary, ottoman.

Janissary, Ottoman.

Janissary, Ottoman.

The Ottoman state was lead by military leaders. Their Turkic horseman became a warrior aristocracy. Their power began to shrink when the central bureaucracy expanded so they built up regional power bases. Since the middle of the 15th century imperial armies imperial armies were controlled by Janissary infantry divisions. They had great prowess with firearms and artillery. They were able to intervene in dynastic succession dispute by the 16th century.

The Ottoman state was lead by military leaders. Their Turkic horseman became a warrior aristocracy. Their power began to shrink when the central bureaucracy expanded so they built up regional power bases. Since the middle of the 15th century imperial armies imperial armies were controlled by Janissary infantry divisions. They had great prowess with firearms and artillery. They were able to intervene in dynastic succession dispute by the 16th century.

Sipahi, or cavalry soldier, Ottoman.

Sipahi, or cavalry soldier, Ottoman.

Sipahi, or cavalry soldier, Ottoman.

Sipahi, or cavalry soldier, Ottoman.

Ottoman sipahi and Aragonese mercenary, Jose Daniel Cabrera Peña

Historical Warrior Illustration Series Part XXVI

Ottoman sipahi and Aragonese mercenary, Jose Daniel Cabrera Peña

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.

Hittite Levy Spearman

Hittite Levy Spearman

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