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Kilij Arslan II, of the Sultanate of Rûm defeated Byzantine Emperor Manuel I Komnenos at the Battle of Myriokephalon in 1176. It was to be the final, unsuccessful effort by the Byzantines to recover the interior of Anatolia from the Seljuk Turks.

Kilij Arslan II, of the Sultanate of Rûm defeated Byzantine Emperor Manuel I Komnenos at the Battle of Myriokephalon in It was to be the final, unsuccessful effort by the Byzantines to recover the interior of Anatolia from the Seljuk Turks.

Portrait of Sultan Bayezid II of the Ottoman Empire.20 MAYIS 1481 - II. Beyazıt, Osmanlı padişahı oldu.Osmanlı İmparatorluğu'nun 8.Padişahı, II.Bayezid (1447 - 1512).

Portrait of Sultan Bayezid II of the Ottoman Empire.

Janissaries • Ottoman soldiers

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Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent Wearing the Jewel-Studded Helmet

“The Sultan’s World” exhibition at Bozar is a good opportunity to reflect on mutual artistic influences between two archrivals in Renaissance Europe: The Habsburgs’ dominions and the Ot…

Ottoman 1- Tirailleurs bosniaque. Les frontières européenne de l’Empire Ottoman étaient en permanance gardées par les villageois musulmans des balkans armée de longue arme à feu. 2- Sipahi mamelouk d’Egypte. 3- Dervish bektashi. Ces religieux galvanisés les troupes ottomanes et plus particulièrement les janissaires auxquels ils étaient très atachés.

Les autres forces d’infanterie Ottomane 16 et 17 eme siècle par Osprey

Fatih Sultan Mehmet

Fatih Sultan Mehmet - Mehmed The Conquerer

Emir of the Almohad dynasty Yaqub al-Mansur with his bodyguard, Yakub al-Mansur…

Emir of the Almohad dynasty Yaqub al-Mansur with his bodyguard, Yakub al-Mansur reigned from 1184 to 1199 with distinction.

Emir of the Almohad dynasty Yaqub al-Mansur with his bodyguard, Yakub al-Mansur…

Mamluks were purchased, their status was above ordinary slaves, who were not allowed to carry weapons or perform certain tasks. In places such as Egypt from the Ayyubid dynasty to the time of Muhammad Ali of Egypt, mamluks were considered to be “true lords", with social status above freeborn Muslims.

Mamluk, by Johnny Shumate. The Mamluks were a class of warrior-slaves, mostly of…