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Armor of the Ottoman Empire. A complete suit of 16th century armor as worn by fully armored cavalryman (sipahi) including Chichak (helmet), krug (chest armor), zirah (mail shirt), kolluk/bazu band (vambrace/arm guards), dizcek (cuisse or knee and thigh armor), and kolçak (greaves or shin armor). Stibbert Museum, Florence Italy.

Armor of the Ottoman Empire. A complete suit of century armor as worn by fully armored cavalryman (sipahi) including Chichak (helmet), krug (chest armor), zirah (mail shirt), kolluk/bazu band (vambrace/arm guards), dizcek (cuisse or knee and thigh arm

Osprey illustration - Ottoman Janissary, early 16th Century. These slave-soldiers were the Turkish Infantry equivalent of the Egyptian Mamluks.

These slave-soldiers were the Turkish Infantry equivalent of the Egyptian Mamluks.

A RARE OTTOMAN HORN-HILTED SWORD (YATAGHAN), TURKEY, DATED 1181 AH/1767 AD the finely watered steel curved blade with a flat back edge and inscriptions along both sides of the blade enclosed in star motifs which continue to decorate the top ridge of the blade, the hilt with horn grips and silver studs, decorated with arabesques on the tang, applied silver floral decoration at the forte

An Ottoman Yataghan dated to 1767 AD with a finely watered steel curved blade with a flat back edge and inscriptions and star motifs along both sides of the blade.

Ottoman mace, mid-16th century steel head of polylobate form, refitted to a leather-covered wooden haft with silver mounts. Late 17th century. This type of mace were popular with Ottoman, Polish, Cossack and Tatar warriors, representing a symbol of rank as well as a weapon. Overall length 45.5 cm.

Ottoman mace, century steel head of polylobate form, refitted to a…

The janissaries are the Ottoman Empire's soldiers, they are very disciplined! Making the Ottoman army very powerful, they are trained specifically for battles! /tcc/

The janissaries (yeniçeri) are the Ottoman Empire's soldiers, they are very disciplined! Making the Ottoman army very powerful, they are trained specifically for battles!