Ottoman Sultan (16th century)

Ottoman Sultan (16th century)

The leader of the Ottoman Empire was the Sultan, the lord of life and death.

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Ottoman Sultan, sultan, Ottoman Empire, Turkish, Ottoman, ruler, history

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Questions

  • 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?

Scenes

The sultan´s tent

Ottoman Sultan

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