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Slaves in the Ottoman Empire.

Title: Slaves in the Ottoman Empire.
Category: /History/Middle East History
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Slaves in the Ottoman Empire.
Slaves in the Ottoman Empire The Ottoman Empire existed from year 1453 to 1918 and was one of the largest and most well organized empires in world history. The Ottomans were very successful and conquered enormous territories with their large and professional standing armies. The Ottoman Empire was a slave society and slavery was very popular among the Ottomans. As much as one-fifth of the population in Istanbul were slaves, but there were not as many in …showed first 75 words of 895 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 895 total…in the society. Slaves were accepted by the people and they sometimes had advantageous positions. It happened that Christian parents wanted their children to become slaves and they paid the government so that they would enslave their children. Though, after all they were slaves and they could not decide over their own life or do what they wanted to do, and it can be questioned if it really was something positive to be a slave.

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