Murad III


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Murad III,

1546–95, Ottoman sultan (1574–95), son and successor of Selim II. He was dominated by his harem, and although his generals were successful against Persia, his reign marked the beginning of the decay of the Ottoman Empire (Turkey). His son Muhammad III succeeded him.
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The Sinan PaE-a complex is valued as one the most important historical buildings in the area, because it was dedicated to Sinan PaE-a, the grand vizier during the reigns of Sultans Murad III and Selim III.
Sinan served three great Ottoman sultans a Suleiman the Magnificent, Selim II and Murad III a as a military engineer and architect of great religious buildings in a career that spanned almost 70 years.
There was also a joint present for the royal couple in the form of a letter from the Ottoman Sultan Murad III - dated March 7 1579 - to Queen Elizabeth I in response to a request for British merchants to be granted permission to trade on the sovereign's territory.
The translation, by Darvish Mahmud Mesnevi Khan, was made in Baghdad in 1590 and was commissioned by Ottoman Sultan Murad III.
He notes other fascinating details as well: if notoriously reclusive sultans such as Murad III [1574-1595] were an exception, the pressures of a life lived in public affected all sultans, with Mehmet II, conqueror of Istanbul in 1453, the first sultan to express a desire to dine occasionally in private apart from his vizier.
Mimar (Architect) Sinan was the chief Ottoman architect and civil engineer for sultans Suleyman I, Selim II, and Murad III.
The inscriptions on this fabulous prayer rug of remarkable quality and condition suggest that it may have been a diplomatic gift from the Safavid Persian court to the Ottoman Turks, indeed possibly even on the occasion of the Peace Treaty between the two empires in 1590, from the court of Shah 'Abbas to the Ottoman Sultan Murad III (r.
Academics can now read, written in Elizabeth I's own hand, her attempts to appease the Ottoman Sultan Murad III ("We beg that you will not .
In 957, Maamun Begi Sharazur wrote Memoirs of Mamun Beg to Sultan Murad III in Turkish.
Topics include the definitions of legitimacy and world order, representations of Murad III in the late sixteenth century, foreign legitimacy, religiosity, apostasy and Ottoman Islamic identity, orthodoxy in the Ottoman-Safavid conflict, and three papers on the crisis of Ottoman legitimacy in the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Major works include the wooden doors designed by the great architect Sinan for the harem of Murad III, dating from c.
Indeed Catherine de Medici corresponded with the Valide Nur Banu, mother of Murad III, about the renewal of French trade capitulations, writing as `the Queen, Mother of the King' to `the Sultan Queen, mother of the Grand Seigneur'.