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Ottoman Empire

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Ottoman Empire
a Turkish sultanate of southwestern Asia and northeastern Africa and southeastern Europe.
Ghazis
warriors of islam.
Ottomans
Followers of othman.
sultan
overloard or one with power.
Timur the Lame
A rebellious warrior and conqueror who briefly interupted the ottoman empire's growth. His leg was perminantly injured giving him the name of Timur the Lame.
Mehmed the conqueror
Murad's son who had taken over constantinople for Islam for its waterways. All this was done in 1453 when he was only 21.
Suleyman
He gave riches to the Ottoman empire, helped the empire grow, fixed the waterways in Mecca and Jeruselum, and made more money than any king in the world with $87 million a year.
Devshrime
A policy for buying slaves in the Ottoman empire.
Janissaries
An elite force of 30,000 soldiers from Islam.
Safavid
The Persian empire in th 16th-18th century.
Isma'il
The military for the Safavid emmpire.
Shah
King
Shah Abbas
The king of Persia
Esfahan
A new capital in Persia and modern day Iran.
Mughals
Mongols
Akbar
Greatest one
Sikhs
A nonviolent religous group whos docterines blended Buddhism, Hinduism, and Sufism.
Shah Jahan
The king of Persia in cerka 1628
Taj Mahal
beautiful mausoleum at Agra built by the Mogul emperor Shah Jahan (completed in 1649) in memory of his favorite wife
Aurangzeb
The thrid son of Shah Jahan who killed his way up to the thone of Persia.