Ottoman soldiers (16th century)
The Ottoman army included janissaries (paid warriors) and sipahis (vassal knights).
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- Initially what was the color of the janissaries´ flag?
- During the reign of which sultan was the first sipahi corps organized?
The devastating defeat in the battle against the Ottomans marked the end of an era in Hungarian history.
The leader of the Ottoman Empire was the Sultan, the lord of life and death.
A major battle in the history of Ottoman-Hungarian wars in the 15th century. Its memory is preserved by the noon bells that are still rung every day in...
The defenders of Eger Castle invented a lethal weapon, a water wheel packed with gunpowder and oil, which proved effective against the Ottoman besiegers in...
The castle of Belgrade (Nándorfehérvár) was one of the most important components in the chain of Hungarian border forts.
The Ironsides were members of the Parliamentarian cavalry formed by Oliver Cromwell during the English Civil War.
A brick castle in South-East Hungary; its oldest parts were probably built in the late 14th century.
One of the main units of Matthias Corvinus´ Black Army was the infantry.
The earliest version of the lute appeared in ancient Mesopotamia.
The structure of fortresses developed together with military technology.
The castle of Eger got its final shape and became an important component in the new chain of border forts in the 16th century.
One of the main units of Matthias Corvinus´ Black Army was the cavalry.
One of the positive influences of the Ottoman invasion of Europe was the construction of baths.
Cossacks, members of independent semi-military communities, played an important role in the history of Ukraine.
The most important weapons of medieval Arab warriors were the bow and the sword.
Hungarian King Władysław I died in the lost battle fought against the Ottomans.
Remnants of Ottoman architecture in Hungary include the Gazi Kasim Pasha Mosque in Pécs and the Minaret of Eger.