Circumcision Ceremonies is widely practiced in all Islamic countries and is a traditional act. circumcision is cutting off the foreskin of a young boy as a religious rite as a medical treatment. These festivities took place in the Ottoman palace. During the festivities, between 3,000 and 10,000 boys of poor families were circumsized by the surgeons.
During the Ottoman empire, there were a bunch of marriages such as marriage among relatives like cousins, was common in turkey. The traditional setting, wedding ceremonies generally start on Tuesdays and end on Thursday. The night before the wedding is set aside for the bride to spend her last night at her family's home. The next day, guests fetches the bride to the groom's house.
In the past, education in the Ottoman empire was mostly in the hands of men of religion. In primary elementary schools, they was to teach reading and writing and to have them learn about basic Islamic religion. There were boarding schools for poor childrens. Students were selected to attend the palace school completing at least 8 years of highschool education. All the students in the palace would go on and become the most respected officials in the empire.
The Ottoman empire was dominated by the Turks but also included Arabs, Kurds, Greeks, Armenians, and other ethnic minorties. In the Ottoman empire, your place in hierarchy was based on your skills, although it did help to know people of higher power. Power of Sultan was based on birth. The Sultan had a number of advisors and ministers. The most powerful was the Vizers of the Divan, which is a council where the Vizers met and discuss politics. The Vizer were really the servants of the Sultan, but they had their own advisers called Kahya. Ottoman empire consisted of four social classes; Men of the pen: highly educated; scientists,lawyers, judges and doctors. Men of the sword: military personnel. Men of negotiation: merchants, artisans and tax collectors. Men of husbandry: farmers and herders.