The inhabitants of Naxos have been remarked even from the earliest times for their love of liberty.
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Topchis soldier of the Ottoman Empire infantry. BESIDES the regular and constant soldiers, comprehended under the classes of Janissaries and Spahis, there are several others, which are more particularly raised… Read More
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A Member of the Divan. This plate represents one of the other ten members. Higher-ranking Ottoman administrative official, member of the Divan.
Turban bearer – Official responsible for the guarding of the Sultan’s turbans. THIS officer holds a very conspicuous place in several of the grand processions of the Sultan, who has always two turbans carried before him.
Life guard cavalryman, weapon bearer, stirrup holder, Sultan’s sword bearer. This officer carries the imperial saber on his shoulders, till he comes to the little village of Youb.
The thirty-first Odah (regiment, chamber) of the Janissaries, whose symbol is an anchor, is employed in the sea service.