From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository
Jump to: navigation, search

The Janissaries (derives from Ottoman Turkish: ينيچرى (yeniçeri) meaning "new soldier") comprised infantry units that formed the Ottoman sultan's household troops and bodyguard. The force originated in the 14th century; it was abolished by Sultan Mahmud II in 1826 in The Auspicious Incident.


This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total.



Media in category "Janissaries"

The following 66 files are in this category, out of 66 total.