Zeybek warrior from the Izmir region. Some of them engaged in the Ottoman army as irregular soldiers. Photographer: Pascal Sebah, Istanbul, ca. 1880.
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Zeybek / Zeibek / ziebek-Yataghan with T-shaped pommel. Zeybecks were irregular militia and guerrilla fighters living in the Aegean Region of the Ottoman Empire from late 17th to early 20th centuries, of Thracian origin.
'Başıbozuk’ / Bashibazouks, Irregular Soldiers of the Ottoman Army, 1877. From left to right: Caucasian, Zeybek (Izmir region), Arab.
Zeybek / Ziebek / Zeibek from İzmir, Zeybecks were irregular militia and guerrilla fighters living in the Aegean Region of the Ottoman Empire from late 17th to early 20th centuries, of Thracian origin.
(Yeniceri)Janissary Aga,The yatagans used by janissaries and other infantry soldiers were smaller and lighter than ordinary swords so as not to hinder them when carried at the waist on the march. It is named after the town of Yataðan in southwest Turkey (now in Denizli province) which was conquered by a Seljuk commander and blacksmith named Osman Bey, whose cognomen was Yataðan Baba. http://www.network54.com/Forum/248068/thread/1280803957/1289718888/ANTIQUE+OTTOMAN+SWORDS+AND+KNIVES …