Each Janissary has a certain indelible symbol marked in the flesh of the arm by means of gunpowder, to shew the Odah, or regiment, to which he belongs.
Capidji Bachi. Private officer of the Sultan. Officers of the Sultan’s guard in official attire.
Privat secretary to the turkish sultan. Ottoman Empire official.
The inhabitants of Naxos have been remarked even from the earliest times for their love of liberty.
Topchis soldier of the Ottoman Empire infantry.
A Member of the Divan. Ottoman Empire officials. Higher-ranking Ottoman administrative official, member of the Divan (high governmental body).
The Turban Bearer of the Turkish Sultan. Turban bearer – Official responsible for the guarding of the Sultan’s turbans.
Sword Bearer to the Ottoman Sultans. Selictár Agá. IN the grand ceremony of girding on the saber, which takes place on the accession of the Grand Signior (Sultan), and of which… Read More
The thirty-first Odah (regiment, chamber) of the Janissaries, whose symbol is an ancho , is employed in the sea service.