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The Muslim Empires

Teacher: Katie
After the death of ******, sultans became less involved in government.
A soldier in the elite guard of the Ottoman Turks.
The founder of the Mogul Dynasty.
The greatest of all Ottoman architects.
He forbid the custom of suttee.
The ****** Empire dominated the eastern Mediterranean between 1450 and 1800.
He was an aggressive British empire builder.
The Moguls came from the mountainous region north of the ****** River valley.
By far the greatest contribution of the Ottoman Empire to world art was ******.
Under ****** II, the Ottomans moved to end the Byzantine Empire.
A local official in Mogul India who received a plot of farmland for temporary use in return for collecting taxes for the central government.
****** rulers often relied on female relatives for political advice.
Meaning "holder of power", this was the military and political head of state under the Seljuk Turks and the Ottomans.
Aurangzeb's policies led to ****** outcries and a number of revolts against imperial authority.
Akbar's conquests created the greatest Indian empire since the ****** dynasty.
A group of religious advisers to the Ottoman sultan; this group administered the legal system and schools for educating Muslims.
He expanded the boundaries of the Mogul Empire through successful campaigns in the Deccan Plateau.
The grand ****** was the Ottoman sultan's chief minister who carried the main burdens of the state and who led the council meetings.
The combination of Turkish and Persian elements affected virtually all aspects of ****** society.
Although unable to read, this man fostered a brilliant culture at his court.
Suleyman was known as the "******" to his own subjects.
The type of empire formed by outside conquerors who unified the regions that they conquered through their mastery of firearms.
The "****** style" of art combined Persian with Indian motifs.
Meaning "sacred space"--the private domain of an Ottoman sultan, where he and his wives resided.
This means "king" in Persia and Iran.
In the 1580s, the Ottomans placed ****** under Ottoman rule and controlled the Caspian Sea with their fleet.
The ****** was the heart of Safavid commerce.
He was a devout Muslim and adopted a number of measures that reversed the Mogul policies of religious tolerance.
To finance the Taj Mahal, the government raised land taxes, driving many peasants into complete ******.
The Ottoman Empire reached its high point under this ruler.
The arrival of the ****** hastened the decline of the Mogul Empire.
The Taj ****** is monumental in size and boasts nearly blinding brilliance, and it has a delicate lightness.
The Hindu custom of cremating a widow on her husband's funeral pyre.
The Ottomans contributed new designs to world art, as seen in their magnificent ******.
The ****** Empire ruled most of what is now India and Pakistan between 1450 and 1800.
Akbar is best known for the ****** character of his rule.
The ******Empire was centered in Persia between 1450 and 1800.
An appointed official of the Ottoman Empire who collected taxes, maintained law and order, and was directly responsible to the sultan's court.