16th-18th Century World Cultures
Week Six (Chapter 20)

Islam
Shi’ite
Sunni
Sufi

Ottoman Empire (Turkey)
Osman
ghazis

Bayedid I

Mehmet II "the Conqueror"

Selim the Grim

Suleiman the Magnificent

Tamerlane

Ottoman society
sultan
grand vizier
divan

grand mufti of Istanbul
chief justices
ulema / imams / muftis

succession: "law of fratricide" / eldest son

"True Ottomans"
reaya

taxes
millets

slavery
devshirme

janissaries

social standing

Istanbul
Hagia Sophia
bedestan
imaret: mosque medrese (higher learning) hospital lodging roads/bridges

urban life

economy/culture

poetry
Muhammad Abd ul-Baki
Mehmet ibn Suleiman Fuzuli
Karacaoglan

prose

history: Ahmedi Katip Chelebi Mustafa Naima Efendi

religion:

medicine: Ahi Ahmed Chelebi

decline

Treaty of Passarowitz

 

Mughal Empire (India)

Babur

Akbar

Jahangir/Nur Jahan

Shah Jahan

Aurangzeb

Rajputs

Sikhs (bhakti)
Guru Nanak
Guru Angad
purdah
sati

Marathas
Shivaji

Mughal society
jagirs/jagirdars
zamindars

Safavid Empire (Iran)
Ismail
Tahmasp I
Shah Abbas the Great