This is the Ottoman Empire! Do you get it now why they called the mighty empire! i can't imagine owning this much land!!

This is the Ottoman Empire! Do you get it now why they called the mighty empire! i can't imagine owning this much land!!

Ottoman yataghan from the Court of Suleyman the Magnificent, 16th c, workshop of Ahmed Tekelü (possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30), steel, walrus ivory, gold, silver, rubies, turquoise, pearls, gold incrustation on the blade depicts combat between a dragon and a phoenix, gold-inlaid cloud bands and foliate scrolls on the ivory grips, one of the earliest known yatagans, L. 23 3/8 in. (59.3 cm); blade L. 18 3/8 in. (46.66 cm), Met Museum.

Ottoman yataghan from the Court of Suleyman the Magnificent, 16th c, workshop of Ahmed Tekelü (possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30), steel, walrus ivory, gold, silver, rubies, turquoise, pearls, gold incrustation on the blade depicts combat between a dragon and a phoenix, gold-inlaid cloud bands and foliate scrolls on the ivory grips, one of the earliest known yatagans, L. 23 3/8 in. (59.3 cm); blade L. 18 3/8 in. (46.66 cm), Met Museum.

Saber, 19th century; Ottoman period  Turkish  Steel, gold, diamonds, emeralds, pearls

Saber, 19th century; Ottoman period Turkish Steel, gold, diamonds, emeralds, pearls

Ottoman arrows,  wood gold, ivory, iron, feather, silk, L. 26 3/4 in. (67.9 cm), Met Museum.

Ottoman arrows, wood gold, ivory, iron, feather, silk, L. 26 3/4 in. (67.9 cm), Met Museum.

Rare painting of the Italian painter Tiziano Vecellio showing the Ottoman Turkish Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent.

Rare painting of the Italian painter Tiziano Vecellio showing the Ottoman Turkish Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent.

Ottoman Empire-Janissary

Ottoman Empire-Janissary

Ottoman Empire...

Ottoman Empire...

Portrait of Ahmed III, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

Portrait of Ahmed III, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

Turbans in the Ottoman Empire (Turkish)

Turbans in the Ottoman Empire (Turkish)

Turkish coffee cup

Turkish coffee cup

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