Ancient Kings

Ancient Kings

Sultan Osman Gazi

Osman I or Osman Ghazi (Ottoman Turkish: عثمان غازى, romanized: ʿOsmān Ġāzī; Turkish: I. Osman or Osman Gazi; died 1323/4), sometimes transliterated archaically as Othman, was the founder of the Ottoman Empire. Perhaps it is the scarcity of information about the life of the founder of the Ottoman dynasty that makes it all the more intriguing. Historians …

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Terracotta Army

New sculptures have been discovered in the mausoleum of the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, which is famous for being guarded by the Terracotta Army, the thousands of sculptures of soldiers made from clay. Archeologists excavating the burial pit in the huge tomb in the city of Xian discovered 1,400 new soldier statues, …

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Sultan Murad V

Sultan Murad V was the eldest son of Sultan Abdülmecid. He was born to Şevkefza Kadınefendi in 1842. He received a good education from the famous teachers of the time. He traveled with his father to Thessaloniki and Aegean islands . His brother, Sultan Vahideddin once said, “We were eight brothers; the most valuable among …

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Order of Assassins and the establishment of Knights Templar

The Catholic military order of the Knights Templar was actually founded in Jerusalem in 1118 as an equivalent to Hassan-i Sabbah’s Order of Assassins. From their ranks to clothing and rituals, the Templars were inspired and influenced by this sect of the Nizari Ismailis After the death of the Prophet Muhammad, the Islamic state grew …

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Sultan Murad IV

The reign of Sultan Murad IV, known as the conqueror of Baghdad, is notable for halting the prevailing lawlessness and rebelliousness while restoring the authority of the state Mighty sovereigns of Ottoman throne: Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Murad IV, the 17th of the Ottoman sultans and the 82nd caliph of the Muslims, was the son of Sultan …

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