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Ottoman warrior

Ottoman warrior

Prince Abulalrhman the son of Sultan Abdualhameed the last of Ottoman Empire Rulers

Prince Abulalrhman the son of Sultan Abdualhameed the last of Ottoman Empire Rulers

Hürrem Sultan c. 1502 – 15 April 1558; also known as La Rossa or Roxelana; was the favorite consort and later the legal wife of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and the mother of Şehzade Mehmed, Mihrimah Sultan, Şehzade Abdullah, Sultan Selim II, Şehzade Bayezid and Şehzade Cihangir. She was one of the most powerful and influential women in Ottoman history and a prominent figure during the era known as the Sultanate of Women. She was "Haseki Sultan" (chief wife of the Sultan) when her…

Hürrem Sultan c. 1502 – 15 April 1558; also known as La Rossa or Roxelana; was the favorite consort and later the legal wife of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and the mother of Şehzade Mehmed, Mihrimah Sultan, Şehzade Abdullah, Sultan Selim II, Şehzade Bayezid and Şehzade Cihangir. She was one of the most powerful and influential women in Ottoman history and a prominent figure during the era known as the Sultanate of Women. She was "Haseki Sultan" (chief wife of the Sultan) when her…

Sultan Selim 1st - The first Ottoman Halife

Sultan Selim 1st - The first Ottoman Halife

Ottoman Empire armor, chichak type helmet with krug (chest armor) worn over a zirah (chainmail shirt). Possibly tombak (gilded copper) In the sixteenth century, a new type of Ottoman armor was created consisting of helmets, shields, and chanfrons (horse's head defenses) made entirely of gilt copper, known as tombak in Turkish. Because of the softness of copper, the armor must have been intended only for ceremonial use, possibly for the sultan's bodyguard. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.

Ottoman Empire armor, chichak type helmet with krug (chest armor) worn over a zirah (chainmail shirt). Possibly tombak (gilded copper) In the sixteenth century, a new type of Ottoman armor was created consisting of helmets, shields, and chanfrons (horse's head defenses) made entirely of gilt copper, known as tombak in Turkish. Because of the softness of copper, the armor must have been intended only for ceremonial use, possibly for the sultan's bodyguard. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.

Portrait of Ahmed III, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

Portrait of Ahmed III, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

ottoman empire Suleyman I (ruled from 1520-1566) is regarded as the greatest Ottoman ruler. Also known as Suleyman the Magnificent, he was the tenth Ottoman sultan

ottoman empire Suleyman I (ruled from 1520-1566) is regarded as the greatest Ottoman ruler. Also known as Suleyman the Magnificent, he was the tenth Ottoman sultan

Kösem Sultan was one of the most powerful women in Ottoman history. Favorite consort and later wife of Ottoman Sultan Ahmed I, she achieved power and influenced the politics of the Ottoman Empire through her husband, then through her sons Murad IV and Ibrahim I (the Mad) and finally through her minor grandson Mehmed IV. She was a prominent figure during the sultanate of the women. She was official regent twice and was thereby one of two women to have been formal regents of the Ottoman…

Kösem Sultan was one of the most powerful women in Ottoman history. Favorite consort and later wife of Ottoman Sultan Ahmed I, she achieved power and influenced the politics of the Ottoman Empire through her husband, then through her sons Murad IV and Ibrahim I (the Mad) and finally through her minor grandson Mehmed IV. She was a prominent figure during the sultanate of the women. She was official regent twice and was thereby one of two women to have been formal regents of the Ottoman…

Portrait of Sultan Murad III

Portrait of Sultan Murad III

These figures represent a Sultan and a Sultana in the Ottoman Empire in 1500.

These figures represent a Sultan and a Sultana in the Ottoman Empire in 1500.

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