Essay about Islamic Empires

978 Words Sep 14th, 2014 4 Pages
There were three major Islamic Empires called the Ottoman, Safavid and Mughul. These Empires were alike in many ways, being Muslim. The Ottomans and Mughul’s viewed Iranians as cultural superiors. The Ottoman were inter-communal meaning they desired to have harmony between religious groups. This great empire is known as having one of the longest reigns, not breaking for 36 generations, was ruled by Suleyman the Magnificent. He was a fierce leader known for his brutality but effective ways. The form of government he used was abolished in 1923 and replaced by a republican form of government in Turkey. Suleyman was called “Kanuni” meaning lawful. The government was well staffed and organized. Everything was clear as to what was expected, …show more content…
This unfortunately would make this city a prime target to be destroyed and along with it all the history the great city contains. Many structures built over 400 years ago still stand today. This shows how important the structures outstanding quality was to Abbas. These great structures showed their immense power in comparison to the other Empires. Gardens were also very important, as it was to all the rulers at this time. After Abbas death his rulers did not keep up his traditions. His successors didn’t maintain his government, rather choosing to just sit and wait for it to all fall apart. Within 120 years after his death people from Afghanistan overthrew the government and implemented an Iranian imperial administration, call the Qajars. The Moghul Empire was the third great territory at the time. It was located farther east in an area called the Middle East. The territory had been Muslim for 500 years and a great amount of the population consisted of Hindus. The great ruler’s name was Akbar the Great. Unlike many other forms of government at the time, he had the religious policy of inclusion. This meant that all religious people such as Muslims, Hindus and Christians tried to live in harmony. Akbar dealt with diversity in a different way than most stern people at the time who enforced religious conformity. He was smart be ruling this way since he belonged to a minority religious community in the land he governed. His palace was located in the

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