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They were both elite warrior units in the Ottoman Empire.

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When was Janissaries - novel - created?

Janissaries - novel - was created in 1979.

How many pages does Janissaries - novel - have?

Janissaries - novel - has 335 pages.

Why were the janissaries important to the ottoman sultans?

Because the janissaries protected the sultan

What is the ISBN of Janissaries novel?

The ISBN of Janissaries - novel - is 0-671-87709-7.

Did the janissaries fought as on horseback as cavalry warriors?

did the janissaries fought on horseback as cavalry warriors

Were janissaries castrated?


Who were the janissaries?

The term Janissaries in Turkish means new troops, which is exactly what they were. Janissaries were new form of military order created first by the Othman Sultan Murad the First, forming the first standing army. Janissaries were enslaved sons captured during wars and they were given special training and privileges to be an elite force giving their loyalty only to the sultan. Janissaries became a very powerful force within the Othman Empire; in many occasions, they deposed off sultans and installed others. The end of the janissaries came in 1826 after their revolt against Sultan Mahmud the Second who succeeded in killing most of them.---The parents of Janissaries were also given land and a higher social rank.A janissaries are slaves soldiers, converted to Islam and became fierce fighters.

In the day of the sultans the janissaries were prophets soldiers scholars or traders?

The Janissaries were an elite unit of SOLDIERS, but a number of individuals who were raised as Janissaries but seen as unfit for war were re-purposed as scholars, administrators, and diplomats. None of them were prophets or merchants.

Why were the Janissaries loyal to the Ottomans?

They were Paid slaves

Why were Janissaries tempted to overthrow Suleiman towards the end of his reign?

Maybe because the Janissaries were to turn into unruly Pratorian guards, who made and unmade sultans.

What religion were the Janissaries born into?

Most Janissaries were born into ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN homes before they were forcibly converted to Sunni Islam between the ages of 5 and 10.

Who were the janisseries?

In fact, it' janissaries, Ottoman infantry units.