Süleyman the Magnificent and the Ottoman Empire /

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by Greenblatt, Miriam.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Series: Rulers and their times Published by : Benchmark Books, (New York :) Physical details: 80 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm. Subject(s): Süleyman --I, --Sultan of the Turks, --1494 or 5-1566. | Kings, queens, rulers, etc. | Turkey --Civilization. | Turkey --History --Süleyman I, 1520-1566. Year : 2003 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Bluefield High School 956.1 Gre Available

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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.