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ghazi A warrior for Islam
Ottoman Followers of the most successful Islamic warrior Othman
sultan 'Overlord' or 'One with power', title for Ottoman rulers during the rise of the Ottoman Empire
Timur the Lame A warrior & conqueror from Samarkand in Central Asia who burned the city of Baghdad to the ground and stopped the expansion of the Ottoman Empire
Mehmed II Conquered the city of Constantinople, brought many nationalities, and religions, rebuilt the city and named it Istanbul
Suleyman the Lawgiver
devshirme In the Ottoman Empire, the policy of taking boys from conquered Christian peoples to be trained as Muslim soldiers
janissary Member of an elite force of soldiers in the Ottoman Empire
Safavid Member of a Shi's Muslim dynasty that built empires in Persia in the 16th-18th centuries
shah Hereditary monarch of Iran
Shah Abbas
Sikh Member of a nonviolent religious group whose beliefs blend elements of Buddhism, Hinduism and Sufism
Shah Jahan
Taj Mahal Beautiful tomb in Agra, India, built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal
emir Islamic military chief commander
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