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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote kotumeyil Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13-Sep-2005 at 14:32
I think it's just the Arabic pronunciation of yeniçeri
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London Independent News drawing

"Anti-turkish revolt in Shkodra."







Scanderbeg and his Albanian army


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Scottish Clansmen!

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isn't Janissary, "soul sacrificer" or somethign similar?
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Iranian soldiers at war.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote kotumeyil Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17-Sep-2005 at 06:05

Originally posted by Zagros Zagros wrote:

isn't Janissary, "soul sacrificer" or somethign similar?

Yeni = new 

Cheri = army

As far as I remember, it was established as a new army at the time of Murad I...

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote erci Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17-Sep-2005 at 18:26
Originally posted by Zagros Zagros wrote:

isn't Janissary, "soul sacrificer" or somethign similar?


you confused djan(persian) with Jani(yeni) I think
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Yes, because I read somewhere they were "soul (jan) sacrificers".

So is Jannisery the same as Yanicheri?

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote erci Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17-Sep-2005 at 19:22
I think so because many Turkish words used and still in use in Balkans. "J" pronounce as "Y"  and "E" as "A" or vice versa in most Balkan countries.
"When one hears such music, what can one say, but .... Salieri?"
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A colorized photo of Armenian ''fedayi"s, late 1900s. My scanner kinda ruined it.

 

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Originally posted by Zagros Zagros wrote:

Yes, because I read somewhere they were "soul (jan) sacrificers".

So is Jannisery the same as Yanicheri?

I think you're talking about "serdengechti"s. "Ser is head in Persian as you know, and serdengechti = who sacrifices his head 

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OK, thanks.
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Turkish Kuvayi Milliye, the civil resistance forces all over Turkey against the invaders, these from Cukurova (Cilicia)...

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Quote these from Cukurova (Cilicia)...

Why do I have the strange feeling that this picture was directed to me?

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This thread is great, keep it coming guys.

I'm especially liking the old Pashtun dudes.
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Samburu warrior from Kenya

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Samburu warrior agian

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