Selim the Grim
Timur the Lame
Battle of Ankara
Suleyman the Lawgiver
A significant Muslim king who had a janissary.
Took place in Southwest Asia; conquered many lands.
A Turkish land force supporter that formed the Sultan's guard.
Ruled the Safavid Empire as _______ the Great.
Ruled the Ottoman Empire.
Took place in modern day Iran; created a new capital.
Invaded and conquered northwest India.
Conquered Iran and Persia at age fourteen.
Under the Ottoman Empire, young boys would be held captive as slaves.
Was a powerful ruler of India from 1556 to 1605.
Successor of Akbar; killed all of his competitors for his throne.
One of the world's most beautiful buildings dedicated to Shah Jahan's favorite wife.
warriors for Islam
centered in Constantinople, the Turkish imperial state
"one with power" title for ottoman rulers
uses huge cannons to conquer constantinople
member of an elite force of soldiers
a Persian title that mean "king"
religious tyrant, expanded Safavid empire
helped create the Safavid culture
Shi'ite Muslim dynasty
Muslim state dominion over India
in Istanbul and is the largest mosque in the ottoman empire
founder of mughal dynasty
belief system blends with Hindu and Islam traditions
taj mahal was made by
grandson of babur, expanded the empire
European city captured by Suleiman in 1521
Safavid and Ottoman declined because of
greatest way to show blending of culture
A muslim empire in the middle east from 1300 to roughly 1922
a ruler from the Ottoman Empire
a member of an elite force of soldiers in the Ottoman Empire
the longest sultan ruler of the Ottoman Empire
a Muslim empire in Iran from 1502 to 1736
considered the strongest ruler of the Safavid Empire
a title given to the leader of the Safavid Empire
an empire in India founded in 1526 to 1857
a patron of the arts and a ruler of the Mughal Empire
a leader of the Mughal Empire who constructed the Taj Mahal for his wifes tomb
a tomb for Shah Jahans wife, Mumtaz
the founder of the Safavid Empire
when boys were recruited by the workforce to serve the Ottoman government
A former Turkish empire that was founded about 13th century by Osman.
A ruler especially of a Muslim State.
A system that took place under the Ottoman Empire.
A member of the Turkish infantry forming the Sultan's guard between the 14th and 19th century.
Sultan of the Ottoman Empire 1520-66.
This empire was help together in the early years by conquering new territory.
Abraham's first son.
Was the first Safavid ruler to achieve a united Persia.
A title given to the emperors, kings, princes and lords of Iran.
A empire in the Indian subcontinent.
The greatest Mughal emperor of India.
The fifth Mughal emperor.
Built by Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his wife.
This Empire was known to be in Southern Asia.
The Name of Ottoman Elite Soldiers.
The Term for Ottoman Rulers.
The Greatest Ruler of the Safavid Empire.
Who was the King of Mughals in 1494?
The Grandson of Babur and King of Mughals in 1556.
The Divine of Faith is an example of?
The Term used for Mughal Artist.
What Country conquered India in 1858 ?
A White Mausoleum that tombs Shah Jahan and his Wife is called?
The middle East's most powerful Empire run by "Suleyman the Lawgiver"
A title given to a Muslim sovereign (specifically the Ottoman sovereign)
A system used by Suleyman to recruit his warriors
The title given to Suleyman's greatest warriors
The leader of the Ottoman Empire that helped it reach it's peak
A powerful empire run by "Abbas the Great"
The son of Abraham in the Muslim/jewish religion
The leader of the Safavid Empire
The title given to the head of some empires
A powerful empire run by Akbar
The leader of The Mughal Empire who helped it reach it's peak
The grandson of "Akbar the Great"/ leader who began the fall of the Mughal empire
A famous landmark built by Shah Jahan after the death of his favorite wife
In the Ottoman Empire, social classes were not fixed by birth, but individuals could move between the two classes based on __________.
As Sultan, __________ improved the justice system, built fortresses, roads, bridges and mosques.
During the height of the Ottoman Empire, the __________ thrived, including detailed miniatures and illuminated manuscripts.
The Ottomans were known for their _______ . Non-Muslims lived in separate religious communities and had their own governments, laws, customs, courts, and taxes.
This is the name given to non-Muslin religious communities under the Ottoman Sultan’s rule that had its own governments, laws, customs, courts, and taxes. These communities were also responsible for their own education and safety.
This Safavid capital became a world-class city with wide streets, a large central square, mosques, monuments, public baths and open markets.
The Safavid Empire made many contributions to world civilization, including __________..
__________ was the first ruler of the Safavid Empire. He freed the Persians from the Ottoman Empire of modern-day Turkey.
The first Shah of the Safavid Empire switched from __________ Muslim to __________ , and decreed that his subjects must similarly convert. This transformation was enforced through a century of wars and persecutions, but it succeeded in giving Persians an identity distinct from their Sunni neighbors.
Under Shah __________, the Safavid Empire was also known for foreign trade and manufacturing, especially carpet weaving and luxurious fabrics. This Shah also strengthened the economy by lowering taxes on farmers and herders.
Another contribution of the Safavid Empire under Shah Abbas the Great is it __________; for example, Armenian Christians were brought to the capital to grow the silk trade and they were allowed to govern themselves. Shah Abbas the Great also welcomed artists, poets, and scholars at court.
The Mughal Empire under Akbar experienced a flourishing __________ as a result of his improved tax system that was based on a village’s 10-year average production and allowed for no taxes during lean years.
The Mughal Emperor __________ was tolerant of all religions and supported both Hindu and Muslim arts.
The __________ built by Shah Jahan, is possibly the best example of the blending of Persian, Islamic, and Hindu styles in architecture.
who began to seize most of what is now Iran and became the shah 2 years later?
he reigned during age of the Mughal Empire
wrote laws and stabilized his country with an efficient tax code
the Portuguese were the first Europeans to reach?
Cultural change is most often prompted by trade, conquest, pursuit of religious freedom or conversion, and ______________.
who helped create a safavid culture from the Ottoman, Persian. aqnd Arab worlds?
in 1736, Nadir Shan Afshar __________ land all the way to india and created an expanded empire
Akabar invented a religion of his own the " Divine _______"
Jhangir tried to promote ________ in the Mughal state
While Shah Jahan was building gardens and monuments, his country was suffering. farmers needed tools, roads, etc. But instead they got more _________ to support the building of monuments.
a special building that was made in memory of Mumtaz Mahal that was just as beautiful as her
which hemisphere influenced the Safavids?
which language was spoken in Safavid empire ?
cultural blending may lead to chnage in language, religion, and styles of ___________