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WH 11-2-07 - 2 November 2007 WH Gunpowder Empires I. The...

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2 November 2007 WH Gunpowder Empires I. The Ottoman Empire a. Conquest and foundations i. Ukhanate—becomes muslim ii. Houseof osman iii. Mehmed the conquerer (r.1444-1446 and 1451-1481)—used cannons in conquest of Istanbul (Constantinople) –high military force iv. Devshirme—slaves of young Christian peasant boys 9-17, removed from native homes v. Geniseri—around sultan vi. Mamluk vii. Bayezid II (r.1481-1512)—took over from father (mehmed)—one dynasty, quick brought people from spain escaping from spanish inquisition, these people brought different skills into empire viii.Primogeniture ix. Timar-fief land grant—adopted from old Byzantine empire—based on types of items produced, taxes, monetized, ----quality of life for people under ottoman rule did not change much x. Sipahi- mounted soldier, could be either Christian or Muslim xi. Hass xii. Rahaba- imminent domain over land, land grant doesn’t pass onto children, based on how much land they could farm on one pair of oxen
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course HIS 10B taught by Professor Harris during the Fall '07 term at UC Davis.

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WH 11-2-07 - 2 November 2007 WH Gunpowder Empires I. The...

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