Illustrations from Topkapi Sarayi Museum, MS. Hazine 1597-8
Selīm-nāma by Şūkrī-i Bitlisī


Bayezid II fighting his son Selim
at Uğraşdere


Funeral of Bayezid II



Selim I fighting his
brother Ahmed



The Battle of Chaldiran



Ottomans besieging
the Mamluks in Damascus


Selim I on his deathbed



Note that many Ottoman, Mamluk & Persian cavalry have no apparent armour, even though some appear to have armoured horses. Armour would be worn under robes.



Other Ottoman Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers



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