|I need some help with janissary and other ottoman kapikulu
when you know some info , or links , good books to my question i will be happy thanks
and turkish terms i will be happy when you can correct me
Acemi ocak , i know there was 14 orta in Rumelia and 17 in Anatolia
how about its strengh,size ? also this orta have its own numbers ?
i know there was 197 Ortas
Jemmat 101 orta
Boluk 62 Orta
Sekban 33 Orta
durring ottoman empire janisary size increase from 5000 to 140000
how about structure there was always 196 orta and than , orta size increase or number of orta increase ?
i read about size of Orta different info , one time Orta have 60 men , another time 100 men , 400 men , 500 men ?
and Orta are divided to Oda , and how about Oda size ?
Have somebody info about which orta is Tufekchi or which Orta are Zirhli nefer ?
And some info which Orta was garisoned in Chotin or Pest ?
Jemmat orta s
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th orta are devec , camelstrain this men handle camels or just escort them ?
and how about sultan and 1st orta ?
60th, 61st , 62nd , 63rd orta are solaks , what they do ?
and how about 94 and 99 orta ? Corbasi of 99th orta is aslo Bektasi sejch ?
i read boluk 5th orta comander is also bascavus
28th boluk orta is Muhzir aga
what are they dutties ?
also other orta or theys comanders have special function ?
and about Orta comand structure
Corbasi = orta comander
Bayraktar = flagbearer
Odabasi = ?
Vekilharc = suply oficer
what are they chain of command ? and there is some other function inside orta ?
have anyone info about payment of janissary or lenght of service ?
or nishan of each orta
and how about Jebeci , Topcu , Humbaraci , and others infanry . how is they size how are they organized ?