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the only water wa linking the Aegean Sea with the Black Sea
Strait of Hormuz
vital waterway between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman
a model for warrior life that blended the cooperative values of nomadic culture with the willingness to serve as a holy fighter for Islam
ordered by Suleimani I; can be seen from the Golden Horn promontory
settings of business transactions and cultural events, hosting trade meetings, etc.
scholars and experts in Islamic law
Islamic jurisprudence that deals with all aspects of life, such as criminal justice, marital law, and issues of inheritance, etc.
a residence where a man's wives and concubines lived
the ritual in which widows killed themselves by jumping on the funeral pyres of their husbands
a religion created for reconciling Hinduism and Islam (unsuccessful)
architectural accomplishment built by Shah Jahan as a tomb for his wife
large, multiethnic states in southwest, central, and south asia that relied on firearms to conquer and control their territiories
(Timur the Lame; a mongol-turkic ruler of the late 14th century) lead the invasion of Central and the Middle East
trading city in modern day Uzbekistan
the largest and most enduring of the great Islamic empires of this period
Mehmed II ("the Conqueror")
firmly established the empire's capital after his forces besieged Constantinople in 1453
famous landmark: the royal residence of the Sultans
(ruled 1520-1566) his armies overran Hungary in 1526 and failed to take Vienna
the main city in Austria
and island (now part of Greece) in the eastern Mediterranean, which had been a stronghold for Christian knights
strong advisors who spoke for the sultan
Battle of Lepanto
a great naval conflict in which, after Suleiman's death, a European force made up mostly of spaniards and Venetians defeated the Ottomans
sandwiched between the other Islamic gunpowder empires; located on Arabian Sea
early Safavid military hero; disputed ethnic background; conquered most of Persia and pushed into Iraq
equivalent to king or emperor
Shah Abbas I ("Abbas the Great)
presided over Safavid Empire at its height
south of modern day Iranian capital of Tehran
most capable of Mughal rulers (1556-1605)
descendant of Tamerlane; founded a 300 year dynasty in the 1520s
Abkar's capital city; established and efficient gov't & a system of fairly administered laws
ruled Mughal India 1627-1658
Shah Jahan's son & successor inherited weakened empire; hoped to increase the size
traders who handled goods from both directions, receiving profit in exchange
Ottomans & French opened up commerce between the two powers
full of foreign imports
christian male (ages 8-20) subjects were recruited by force to serve in the gov't
a group of Devshirme who formed elite forces in the Ottoman army
forced into service, in the navy as galley slaves
paid gov't officials in charge of specific duties
social groupings in India, usually associated with specific occupations
relatively new religion derived from Hinduism and influenced by Sufism
which would be the most useful source of evidence to support that "The Safavi [Safavid] Empire remained a profoundly disturbing force in the Moslem [Muslim] world?"
writings by Ottoman religious leaders of that time about the Safavids
Iran and Turkey's political rivalry is based on historical conflicts over...?
control of land and natural resources
What brought an end to the "normal state of hostility" between the Safavids and Ottomans?
Safavid fervor for its brand of Islam slowly declined until the two empires stopped fighting
which development in the ottoman empire contradicted the opinion of government bureaucracy
christians and jews who lived in the empire rose to high positions and undermined the power of the sultan
ottoman practice of...
maintaining an aristocratic system
one right of women under Islamic law was...
which was an important source of political power for women in the Ottoman empire
the devshirme system
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