Vocabulary !

Janissaries – slave soldiers , called Janissaries converted to Islam and became fiercely loyal warriors

Istanbul – One of the worlds busiest waterways , in northwestern turkey .

Esfahan – wealth originated in its role as a chief waystation along the trans-Asia trade route .

Sufism – which taught people they could find Gods love by having a personal relationship with God

Minarets – tall towers from where Muslims are called prayers .

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