Illustrations from Surname-i Vehbi showing Ottoman soldiers.
Weightlifters and Janissaries in a parade. On the left in a large turban is probably the Sultan. On the right in a high turban is probably the Janissary Aga. Folios 157b and 158a
Source: Surname-i Vehbi, festival 1720
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See also the Hamse (quintet) of the Ottoman Turkish poet Atai, depicting Ottoman, Hungarian & Polish Soldiers, Walters MS. W666, 1721AD
Other Illustrations of Ottoman Janissaries (Janizary, Yeniceri)