hich of the following represents a
similarity between the three Muslim early modern empires?
All dynasties depended on effective use of firearms on the battlefield and in siege warfare. Which of the following represents a
difference between the various Muslim early modern empires?
The Ottoman empire was primarily Sunnite while the Safavid empire was Shi'ite. Mehmed I of the Ottoman empire was
reunifying the empire following the Timurid invasions. The conqueror of the Byzantine empire in
Slave troops of the Ottoman empire
forcibly conscripted as adolescents from conquered territories were called
Janissaries. What was the principle of succession
within the Ottoman empire?
Like earlier Islamic dynasties, the Ottoman empire lacked a principle of succession. The removal of the Janissaries as an
effective military force left the Sultans without a powerful counterbalance to the Turkish aristocracy.
Oppressive demands of local officials caused the peasantry to abandon their holdings and flee. Which of the following was a result of the
\ Ottoman loss of monopoly over the Indian trade?
Direct carriage of eastern goods to ports in the West implied loss of revenues in taxes in Muslim trading centers. The Safavid family had its origins in the
fourteenth century in a family devoted to what variant of Islam?
Sufi The Ottoman empire halted the advance
of Shi'ism and the Safavids at the critical battle of
Chaldiran. Which of the following represents a
similarity between the Ottomans and the Safavids?
Both recruited regiments from slave boys. What Shah was responsible for the
greatest patronage of the arts and for the rebuilding of much of Isfahan?
Abbas the Great Which of the following represents a
difference between the Safavid and Ottoman economies?
Your answer: Only the Safavid rulers
The Safavid market economy was more constricted than that of the Ottomans. Which of the following statements
concerning the status of women in...
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