chap. 15 WHAP

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chap. 15 WHAP
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chap 15 WHAP
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  1. beg/beys
    The first three rulers of the Ottoman realm were titled Bey.
  2. sultan
    muslim ruler
  3. bosporus and dardnelles
    key trading port in Turkey and a passage that connect Europe with Asia
  4. yeni cheri/janissaries
    ottoman soilders / christian/ prisoners
  5. serbs and Bulgars
    Bulgarians are an ethnic group in Serbia
  6. Mehmet II
    ottoman ruler who conquered constantiople in 1453
  7. Pashas
    in one of its various ranks, is equivalent to the British title of Lord and is a high rank in the Ottoman Empire political system
  8. Syleman I the Magnificent
    ottoman sultan during golden age and conquered / rebuilt ottoman empier
  9. topkapi
    palace in Istanbul, Turkey, which was the official and primary residence in the city of the Ottoman Sultans , built by mehmet II
  10. millit
    religious nations / personal laws
  11. blue mosque
    he Blue mosque of Tabriz was built upon the order of Jahan Shah the ruler of Kara Koyunlu dynasty which made Tabriz the capital of his Kingdom.
  12. safi al-din
    persian poet and musican
  13. safavid
    • a member of a dynasty that ruled in Persia
    • from c1500 to 1736
  14. shaha abbas I the great
    the greatest ruler of the Safavid dynasty patron of arts and builder
  15. Babur
    was a Muslim conqueror from Central Asia who, following a series of setbacks, finally succeeded in laying the basis for the Mughal dynasty of South Asia.
  16. Din- i LLah
    divin faith , mix of hinduism and Islam
  17. Akbar
    ruler of Mughal , great art and culture , increased power in India , religion tolorant
  18. Aurangzeb
    ruler after Akbar , last great ruler of Mughals
  19. The Dharmashastra
    sacred book of the Hindus , law of Hindu living
  20. Sati
    widow killing herself by throughing herself into a fire after husbands death , religious
  21. Sir Robert Clive
    British general conquered india / founder of East India company
  22. Black hole of calcutta
    The Black Hole of Calcutta was the guard room in the old Fort William, at Calcutta, India, where troops of the Nawab of Bengal, Siraj ud-Daulah, held British prisoners of war
  23. Purdah
    is the practice of concealing women from men.
  24. "gunpowder empire"
    new increased use of firearms by Ottomans , Mughals and Safavid