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Janissaire.

Janissaries

Janissaire.

Turkish navy warrior 1500's

Turkish navy warrior 1500's

Janissary clothing from the 17th-18th centuries. The Janissaries were elite infantry units that formed the Ottoman Sultan's household troops & bodyguards. Sultan Murad I created the force in 1383. The number of Janissaries grew from 20,000 in 1575, to 49,000 (1591), dropped to a low of 17,000 (1648), then rebounded to 135,000 in 1826. They began as an elite corps of slaves recruited from young Christian boys who were orphans.

Janissary clothing from the 17th-18th centuries. The Janissaries were elite infantry units that formed the Ottoman Sultan's household troops & bodyguards. Sultan Murad I created the force in 1383. The number of Janissaries grew from 20,000 in 1575, to 49,000 (1591), dropped to a low of 17,000 (1648), then rebounded to 135,000 in 1826. They began as an elite corps of slaves recruited from young Christian boys who were orphans.

Battle of Preveza, 1538: 1: Turgut Reis; 2: Berber officer; 3: Hafsid Berber soldier; 4: Janissaries

Battle of Preveza, 1538: 1: Turgut Reis; 2: Berber officer; 3: Hafsid Berber soldier; 4: Janissaries

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Janissary commanding officers:  1: Yeniçeri Ağası - Commander of the Janissary…

Janissary commanding officers: 1: Yeniçeri Ağası - Commander of the Janissary…

Janczarzy 16 - 17w

Janczarzy 16 - 17w

Janisarys, elite Ottoman infantry

Janisarys, elite Ottoman infantry

17 век

17 век


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Janczarzy 16 - 17w

Janczarzy 16 - 17w

17th century

17th century

On the streets, I saw some janissaries marching. They had a serious look to them. I stayed out of their way!

On the streets, I saw some janissaries marching. They had a serious look to them. I stayed out of their way!

Military leaders had a dominant role in the Ottoman state, a polity geared to war and expansion. The Turkic horsemen became a warrior aristocracy supported by control of conquered land and peasants.

Military leaders had a dominant role in the Ottoman state, a polity geared to war and expansion. The Turkic horsemen became a warrior aristocracy supported by control of conquered land and peasants.

Ottoman Yenicheris

Ottoman Yenicheris

See how swords are hung from belt

See how swords are hung from belt

A ‘başıbozuk’ (irregular soldier of the Ottoman army). From the Balkans (Epirus or Albania). Late-ottoman, 2nd half of the 19th century.

A ‘başıbozuk’ (irregular soldier of the Ottoman army). From the Balkans (Epirus or Albania). Late-ottoman, 2nd half of the 19th century.

Janissaries (Ottoman warriors)

Janissaries (Ottoman warriors)

The janissaries are the Ottoman Empire's soldiers, they are very disciplined! Making the Ottoman army very powerful, they are trained specifically for battles! /tcc/

Janissaries

The janissaries are the Ottoman Empire's soldiers, they are very disciplined! Making the Ottoman army very powerful, they are trained specifically for battles! /tcc/

Ottoman empire and two palace guards in the late 16th century

Ottoman empire and two palace guards in the late 16th century

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