mutually hostile Ottomans. It was founded at the end of the 13th century in northwestern. The civil system was based on local administrative units based on the region's characteristics. 32 In the 15th and 16th centuries, the Ottoman Empire entered a period of expansion. Tradition, Tension and Translation in Turkey. Journal of World History. The Imperial Harem was one of the most important powers of the Ottoman court. The problem was that the Turkish element was very poorly educated, lacking higher schools of any sort, and locked into a Turkish language that used Arabic alphabet that inhibited wider learning.
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The Ottomans produced a detailed description of each boy so that they could be tracked handel and his influence down if they escaped. "The Crimean Tatars and their Russian-Captive Slaves" (PDF). In the early days of the empire, the sultans officials prided themselves on their obedience to his whims and it was customary for them to face execution with quiet grace. Slavery was a part of Ottoman society, 201 with most slaves employed as domestic servants. After recapturing the Caucuses, in 1615 Abbas deposes the king of Kartli for attempting to make the most of the chaos of war to try and unify Georgia.