The inhabitants of Naxos have been remarked even from the earliest times for their love of liberty.
Besides the regular and constant soldiers, comprehended under the classes of Janissaries and Spahis, there are several others.
A Member of the Divan. This plate represents one of the other ten members. Higher-ranking Ottoman administrative official, member of the Divan.
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Turban bearer – Official responsible for the guarding of the Sultan’s turbans.
Life guard cavalryman, weapon bearer, stirrup holder, Sultan’s sword bearer.
The thirty-first Odah (regiment, chamber) of the Janissaries, whose symbol is an anchor, is employed in the sea service.
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