The Ottoman government was an absolute monarchy that lost touch with the people over time. Other examples of this - Roman Emperors, the prophet and caliph Mohammad of the early Islamic Caliphate inetc. The leader was the sultan, advised by a vizier and supported by a bureaucracy.
Are you sure you want to delete this answer? Yes Sorry, something has gone wrong. The three empires, Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal, were three of the greatest Islamic empires ever.
They had many, many similarities; but also many differences; they all had similar endings, and beginnings, but what happened in between is very different. Regarding the religious tolerance of the three empires, the leniency of each seems to fluctuate as time goes on; meaning, each empire had a period of extremists, and each a period no matter how brief of peace between groups.
The Ottomans, for instance, were Muslim; Sunni Muslim. Islam tradition accepted the existence of other monotheistic religions like theirs; i. There were laws regarding the interactions between each group. Christians and Jews could pray in their own Churches or Synagogues, and Muslims continued to pray in their Mosques.
The Ottoman system was a mix of tradition and what they believed was practical; their obvious tolerance was unique. However, they did have a tax on non-Muslim people that upset the population; when it was removed, there was a brief period of peace, but when it was reinstalled, and the population became aggravated once more.
It was named the state religion until his death, when everything he had done collapsed. Concerning the militia affairs of the three empires, it is safe to say that all of them enjoyed conquering new states, though not necessarily for the same reason. The Ottoman empire was interested in conquering, just to spread Islam.
Their religion was their inspiration, whereas the others had less of that incentive. The Safavids were interested also in conquering, but just to expand their empire.
The Mughals had completely different reasoning. Babur, their first leader, wanted to reclaim the lands which had been stolen from him when he was young. That was his sole reason for conquering what is now called India. The other empires had clear reasoning, while the Ottomans stuck to tradition, and fact.
The Safavid Empire allowed for them to have more freedom; Akbar gave them the most. When her husband dies. He also encouraged the remarriage of widows, which was previously unheard of. He also discouraged child marriages. Sadly, after his death, their status began to decline. In the Mughal empire, their freedom took a dive; it was there that the stereotypical culture we imagine today developed- i.
All in all, these three cultures have many differences, but it is safe to say that their overall experiences were very similar. Their impulses and incentives for conquering, and their beginnings were similar, as were their dramatic downfalls.The Safavids and Ottomans held the upper hand at different times but, overall, the war ended in a minor victory for the Ottomans.
Similarities. Superficially, there were few similarities between the Ottoman and Safavid empires. The Ottomans were Sunni Turks, whereas the Safavids were Shiite Iranians. Their differences: Safavids were Shia where as the Ottomans and the Mughals were Sunni. The Mughals ruled over Hindu majority empire where as muslims were majority both in Ottoman and Safavid empires.
The Safavids were the enemies of both the Ottomans and the Mughals. Their differences: Safavids were Shia where as the Ottomans and the Mughals were Sunni.
The Mughals ruled over Hindu majority empire where as muslims were majority both in Ottoman and Safavid empires. The Safavids were the enemies of both the Ottomans and the Mughals.
The Ottomans were Sunni Turks, whereas the Safavids were Shiite Iranians. Safavids were superior than Ottomans in art and architecture and had a great impact on Ottomas.
Safavids spoke Persian and Turkish while Ottomans only spoke Turkish.
The differences between these three Caliphates and the Ottoman Empire are several. Ethnicity of the Rulers: The Caliphs in the Caliphates were Arabs.
The Sultans in the Ottoman Empire were Turks. The Ottoman and Safavid Empires, known as "Gunpowder Empires", differed in. First, the Ottomans: The Ottoman government was an absolute monarchy that lost touch with the people over time.