Janizar Agasi or Generall of the Janizaries

from The present state of the Ottoman Empire by Sir Paul Rycaut


The general of this Militia is called Janizar Agasi, and is always elected from the Royal Chamber of the Seraglio; because it being an office of great charge, it is thought necessary to be entrusted to one whose education and preferment hath made a creature of the court ...

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