Ottoman Sultan (16th century)
The leader of the Ottoman Empire was the Sultan, the lord of life and death.
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- When did the Ottomans conquer Byzantium (Constantinople)?
- What was the religion of the Ottomans?
- Where did the Ottoman expansion start?
- What does ´Kanuni´, the epithet of Suleiman the Magnificent mean?
- Which of these nicknames was not given to an Ottoman Emperor?
- Which of these was a name worn by Ottoman Sultans?
- Which of these rulers was not an Ottoman ruler?
- Who were not members of the Ottoman Army?
- The capital of which present-day country was never under Ottoman rule?
- What was the title worn by the head of the Ottoman Empire?
- Which city was the centre of the Ottoman Empire?
- What was the name of the most famous prison in Constantinople?
- What is not a tradition that originated in Ottoman times?
- Which one is not a typical Ottoman type of building?
- In which military unit did Christian boys, abducted as ´blood tax´, serve?
- What does the term ´sipahi´ mean?
- In which century did Suleiman the Magnificent reign?
- The conquest of which city was the Ottomans´ long-term (and ultimate) aim?
- Which Ottoman ruler conquered territories of the Byzantine Empire?
- What is the origin of the name of the Ottoman Empire?
- What were death sentences issued by the sultans carried out with?
- The reign of which sultan was the Golden age of the Ottoman Empire?
- During the reign of which Sultan did women of the Harem gain power?
The sultan´s tent
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