6 edition of The Janissaries found in the catalog.
by Saqi Books
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||288|
Janissary, member of an elite corps in the standing army of the Ottoman Empire, at first staffed by Christian-born youths drafted mainly from the Balkans. An increasingly powerful and expensive institution, the Janissaries constituted the first modern standing army in Europe and were highly respected for their prowess. The role of the Janissaries in the decline of the Ottoman empire was similarly not addressed in much detail, to the detriment of the book. In terms of a general summary of who the Janissaries were and what they did, this is a good resource/5(8).
Book Description. The Janissaries formed the élite corps of the army and were one of the pillars of the empire. In their prime they were the vital element in the rapid expansion of the state; in the end they were one of the institutions that most evidently marked its decay. From the review by John Freely, Cornucopia 7. Book Review: Janissaries (The Theogony Book 1) Standard. Hey Space Cadets, here is the next installment in my series of book reviews. As I’ve mentioned earlier, I’m a member of the TRMN. It’s a fan club for the Honor Harrington Universe by David Weber, and they do contests for their members all the time.
Soon, Yashim discovers a plot by the Janissaries, believed to be irretrievably disbanded, to stage a coup. For hundreds of years, the religiously mystic Janissaries worked as the Empire’s protectorate, but in the end became corrupt and dangerous, and not only to the sultan but to the citizens of their own city, as they terrorized with fire. Edit Tab The Janissaries were an elite class of soldiers hailing from the Ottoman Empire. Expected to be completely loyal to the sultan, the Janissaries were the first standing army in Europe and began as a corps of soldiers composed of kidnapped Christian boys forced to convert to Islam. They're considered no ordinary slaves, but they're also not freemen. Nevertheless, the Janissaries .
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An interesting and informative book. You will learn how the Janissaries were recruited, trained, paid, and punished for various infractions. You will also learn what weapons they used, and how they fought. This is a typical Osprey title, in that you get a /5(13).
The late Jerry Pournelle's "Janissaries" is possibly one of his more famous works. While it's ostensibly a novel geared for adults, it reads, in spite of a rape of one character (that happens off screen) and implied sexual encounters with two other characters, the book reads more like a Young Adult novel/5.
(Osprey Elite #58) The Janissaries comprised an élite corps in the service of the Ottoman Empire. It was composed of war captives and Christian youths pressed into service; all of whom were converted to Islam and trained under the strictest discipline/5.
"Janissaries" initiates "The Theogony," a trilogy that will take Lieutenant Hobbs and his Special Forces platoon to the stars. It will also show them that there’s much more to Earth's history than is written in the history books. Books in The Theogony Series Occupied Seattle Duology/5().
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The Janissaries book series by Jerry Pournelle & Roland J. Green includes books Janissaries, Janissaries: Clan and Crown, Storms of Victory (Janissaries III), and several more. See the complete Janissaries series book list in order, box sets. The Janissaries comprised an élite corps in the service of the Ottoman Empire.
It was composed of war captives and Christian youths pressed into service; all of whom were converted to Islam and trained under the strictest discipline.
In many ways, Jannisaries reflected Ottoman society, which was itself dominated by a military elite and where there was much greater social mobility. Three best-selling Jerry Pournelle masterpieces in one volume for the first time: Janissaries and Tran.
A modern soldier is transported by aliens to a world filled with warriors through the ages including medieval knights, Roman soldiers.5/5(1). Ebook: $ Paperback: $ Reluctantly volunteering for a dangerous mission, Captain Rick Galloway and his men are cut off in hostile territory when the CIA pulls out their support, an event that is further complicated when an alien spaceship arrives/5.
The role of the Janissaries in the decline of the Ottoman empire was similarly not addressed in much detail, to the detriment of the book. In terms of a general summary of who the Janissaries were and what they did, this is a good resource/5(8).
The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Janissaries (Janissaries Series #1) by Jerry Pournelle at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or /5(8). About the Book From the fifteenth to the sixteenth century, the janissaries were the scourge of Europe.
With their martial music, their muskets and their drilled march, it seemed that no one could withstand them. Their loyalty to their corps was infinite as the Ottomans conquered the Balkans as far as the Danube, and Syria, Egypt and Iraq.
Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Janissaries by Jerry Pournelle; 11. About The Book THE FINAL NOVEL BY LEGENDARY AUTHOR JERRY POURNELLE, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS FROM NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLING AUTHOR DAVID WEBER AND AUTHOR'S SON PHILLIP POURNELLE NO REST FOR THE WEARYReleased on: J The Janissaries.
[Godfrey Goodwin] -- "From the fifteenth to the sixteenth century, the janissaries were the scourge of Europe. They set up semi-independent states along the North African coast and even fought at sea. These are some of the questions which this book attempts to answer.
It is the story Read more Rating: (not yet rated) 0. Explores the origins of the Janissary corps with the careful selection of youths from Christian families in the Balkans. The book then introduces the pillars of the Ottoman state which these recruits Read more. About the author () Godfrey Goodwin taught art and architectural history at the University of the Bosphorus from to and is the author 2/5(1).
Mamelukes, the fourth book in the Janissaries series will be released in Junenow that Jerry Pournelle's son has put the final touches to it.
That prompted me to go back to the beginning of the story and I was pleased to hear it hold up to the memories of. To answer these questions, the book begins by exploring the origins of the Janissary corps with the careful selection of youths from Christian families in the Balkans.
It then introduces the pillars of the Ottoman state which these recruits were to serve, and depicts the. "Janissaries" initiates "The Theogony," a trilogy that will take Lieutenant Hobbs and his Special Forces platoon to the stars. It will also show them that there's much more to Earth's history than is written in the history books!4/5(4).
$ Ebook From the fifteenth to the sixteenth century, the janissaries were the scourge of Europe. With their martial music, their muskets and their /5(2).Chris Kennedy 1st installment of the Janissaries: The Theogony is an unsophisticated tale more suitable to 's style sci-fi for pre-teens.
Basically, Earth has been under the watch of an alien race with much of Greek mythology deriving from a prior contact.Init was reported that Goddard Film Group had acquired the right to the adaptation of Pournelle’s book Janissaries.
The IMDB website claimed that the film was in development and that husband and team Judith & Garfield Reeves had written the screenplay. Pournelle started writing nonscience fiction work under the pen name in