Conquest of Constantinople. Detail. Cannon and Janissaries.Moldovita Monastery.
16th c Romanian Byzantine (Balkan) Painting
The Janissaries were Christian boys who had been faken by the Ottoman sultan, converted and trained as his personal troops. They were totally dedicated to him.
MOLDAVIAN | Moldovita Monastery. Conquest of Constantinople. Detail. Cannon and Janissaries. | 1532 | Romanian | Byzantine (Balkan)