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The Ottoman Empire also known as the Turkish Empire, Ottoman Turkey, was an empire ... 3 Historical debate on the origins and nature of the Ottoman state .... It ended when Mehmed I emerged as the sultan and restored Ottoman power, bringing ..... The Suzerainty of Serbia as a hereditary monarchy under its own dynasty ...

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The Ottoman Empire developed over the centuries a complex organization of government with ... The Ottoman sultan, pâdişâh or "lord of kings", served as the empire's sole ... On occasion, the Valide Sultan would become involved in state politics and through her influence could diminish the power and position of the sultan.

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Oct 17, 2014 ... Ottoman sultan Selim I took control of the center of Muslim culture, including the cities of ... The hereditary nature of the position of sultan ...

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Resulted in inbreeding Which caused the ultimate decay of the Ottoman Empire. A.S..

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Since the principles of hereditary rule were vague, the death of a sultan often led ..... Mughal Shah Aurangzeb, a devout Muslim, changed the nature of Sikhism ...

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The nature of Ottoman autocracy, however, is greatly misunderstood and ... The central function of the ruler or Sultan in Ottoman political theory was to .... Still, the Ottomans did not seem to have a hereditary system based on ... The fundamental qualification for the Sultanate was the individual's worthiness to fill the position.

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The hereditary nature of the position of sultan a. added stability to the Egyptian Empire, a major factor in its long life. b. led to struggles over succession between  ...

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Civilian and military offices began to become semi-hereditary. .... the new sultan a need for reform which were limited and traditional by nature; the sultan .... prominent, although militarily ineffectual, position in the empire]; Selim's beloved New ...

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In 1648, the crisis led to the deposition and execution of the sultan. ... Mustafa restored the authority of the government and the military position. .... The fiefholding cavalrymen were mainly Muslim by birth, and the right to a fief was hereditary.

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The Nature of Ottoman Rule (cont.) The sultan was the head of the Ottoman system.. The hereditary position passed on to a son.; The sultan was the state's ...