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Süleyman the Magnificent and the Ottoman Empire / by Miriam Greenblatt.

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  • ISBN: 0761414894(hb.)
  • Physical Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 28cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Benchmark Books, 2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: A mighty monarch -- Beginnings -- By land and by sea -- The lawgiver -- A patron of the arts -- The royal routine -- Intrigue in the harem -- The final years -- Everyday life in the Ottoman Empire -- Religious beliefs and practices -- Governing an empire -- Fighting wars -- City life : Constantinople -- Housing and furniture -- Food -- Clothing and jewelry -- The ceremonies of life -- Medical matters -- Getting an education -- Earning a living -- An artistic people -- Having fun -- The Ottoman Turks in their own words.
Summary, etc.: Provides an overview of the lives of Suleyman I and his subjects in the Ottoman Empire of the late sixteenth century, and includes excerpts from poems, letters, and stories of the time.
Subject: Süleyman I, Sultan of the Turks, 1494 or 1495-1566 > Juvenile literature.
Turkey > History > Süleyman I, 1520-1566 > Juvenile literature.

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