"Sultan Suleiman " Suleiman I, Süleyman the Magnificent. 10h & longest-reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1520-66.

Suleiman the Magnificent-Emperor Suleiman - I. November 1494 Trabzon – 7 September 1566 Szigetvár, Hungary ) was the tenth and longest-reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from 1520 to his death in

During the 16th and 17th centuries, there was a period of about 130 years when the Ottoman Empire was ruled or greatly influenced by the women of the harem. This period is called the Sultanate of Women and the reasons for their influence were the same as in many other countries of the time. The Emperors were either minors, incompetent to rule, or simply had great respect for their mothers as in the case of Suleiman the Magnificent and his mother Ayşe Hafsa Sultan.

To compare with the other portraits of Mirimah Sultan. Likely not an accurate representation.

Lağımcılar (The Miners) , who were in charge of digging supterranean mines and trenches to undermine enemy walls and cannon emplacements. Created under Murat II (15th century), the miners were in two divisions according to their means of support Jannisary attacks on fortified places, were attached to the Cebeci corps. On other hand, those attached to timars were organized under the command of the provincial armies to support their campaigns.

"The siege of Rhodes in .while Ottoman sappers excavate mines, Janissary marksmen shoot at the Knights Hospitaller manning the walls. Other Janissaries with shields and hooked pole-arms stand ready to mount an assault.

Ancient Gold Coins Ottoman Empire

Ottoman period used currencies & osmanlı dönemi kullanılan paralar .

Mehmed II was Sultan of the Ottoman Empire for a short time from 1444 to September 1446, and later from February 1451 to 1481. At the age of 21, he conquered Constantinople and brought an end to the Byzantine Empire, absorbing its administrative apparatus into the Ottoman state.

Mehmed the Conqueror: Ottoman sultan who conquered Constantinople, thus destroying the Byzantine Empire

Ottoman Empire Costumes (why are the short sleeves have an inverted 'v' and not a 'v' like all the other caftans of the 16th century, especially in Venice?)  Leaving original tag here for that is an interesting point.

Ottoman Empire Costumes (why are the short sleeves have an inverted 'v' and not a 'v' like all the other caftans of the century, especially in Venice?) Leaving original tag here for that is an interesting point.

An illustration of Jenissar soldier. The Janissaries were chosen before they reached adulthood from among the Christian population living in Anatolia and the Balkan peninsula to become the elite fighting force of the Ottoman Empire. A portion of these selected children, as they were considered to be more talented, received a higher standard of education to become the ruling class of viziers as well as engineers, architects, physicians and scientists.

This is what a Jannisary in the ottoman empire wouldve looked like. They were trained to be loyal to none except the Sultan. These were basically personal lean mean killing machines for the Sultan

Lağımcılar (The Miners) , who were in charge of digging supterranean mines and trenches to undermine enemy walls and cannon emplacements. Created under Murat II (15th century), the miners were in two divisions according to their means of support Jannisary attacks on fortified places, were attached to the Cebeci corps. On other hand, those attached to timars were organized under the command of the provincial armies to support their campaigns.

The Conquest of Istanbul, on May 1453 Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire, the capital of Constantinople. It is taken by the Ottoman army led by Mehmed II.

Jannisary

Jannisary

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