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Illustrations from Topkapi Sarayi Museum, MS. Hazine 1597-8

Selīm-nāma by Şūkrī-i Bitlisī of c.1521-25AD

Bayezid II fighting his son Selim
at Uğraşdere

Funeral of Bayezid II

Selim I fighting his
brother Ahmed

The Battle of Chaldiran

Ottomans besieging
the Mamluks in Damascus

Selim I on his deathbed

Note that many Ottoman, Mamluk & Persian cavalry have no apparent armour, even though some appear to have armoured horses. Armour would be worn under robes.

Other Ottoman Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers