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STAAR EOC WH "Post-classical" era -Turkey, Central Asia, India,China 6

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OTTOMAN EMPIRE
A Muslim empire based in Turkey that lasted from the 1300's to 1922.
Ottomans
Turkish people who converted to Islam, conquered Constantinople and changed the name to Istanbul
Suleiman the Magnificent
greatest leader of the ottoman empire
Sultan
the ruler of a Muslim country (especially of the former Ottoman Empire)
Safavids
A shi'ite muslim dynasty that ruled in Persia (Iran and parts of Iraq) from the 16th-18th centuries that had a mixed culture of the persians, ottomans and arabs
Shah
Safavids rulers