Dashing bare-chested hero of one of Scheherezade's 1001 Arabian Nights tales, Sinbad stands ready to take on another new adventure in one of his seven voyages. M Gallery

Sinbad Dashing bare-chested hero of one of Scheherezades 1001 Nights tales, Sinbad stands ready to take on another new adventure in one of his seven voyages.

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, half of the century. This doesn't look a like a Bashi Bazouk but more like a normal Greek or Albanian male.

Veste en velours brodée avec du fil d'or en passé plat.

Veste en velours brodée avec du fil d'or en passé plat.

Ottoman Turkey, Costumes, Medjmouaï Teçavir (1910s) Fruchtermann No. 113. Max Fruchtermann, 1852-1918. The most prominent early publisher of Ottoman postcards, at the age of seventeen he opened a frame-shop at Yüksekkaldirim Istanbul. It is hard to underestimate his role in the publishing scene that followed. He was one of the first "editeurs" (if not the very first) to create postcards depicting the Ottoman Empire.

Ottoman Turkey, Costumes, Medjmouaï Teçavir Fruchtermann No.

Sultan Suleiman I the Magnificent 17th century Found in the collection of…

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

Ottoman Empire

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.

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now the guy in the face mask isn't exactly sp, but it has such potential if you added bits of things like all brass goggles. the mask itself seems punky enough to launch an outfit off of.

Sultan Süleyman known as “the Magnificent” in the West and “Kanuni” (the Lawgiver) in the East,6 November 1494 – 7 September 1566) was the tenth and longest-reigning Emperor, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from 1520 to his death in 1566

Sultan Süleyman known as “the Magnificent” in the West and “Kanuni” (the Lawgiver) in the November 1494 – 7 September was the tenth and longest-reigning Emperor, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from 1520 to his death in 1566

A member of the Janissary Corps, by William Page. Ottoman, 1823.

William Page, Janissary at the English Palace Constantinople, c.

The Janissaries (Ottoman Turkish: يڭيچرى yeniçeri, meaning "new soldier") were elite infantry units that formed the Ottoman Sultan's household troops and bodyguards.

The Janissaries (Ottoman Turkish: يڭيچرى yeniçeri, meaning "new soldier") were elite infantry units that formed the Ottoman Sultan's household troops and bodyguards.

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