Suleiman I

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Su·lei·man I

or Sü·ley·man I  (so͞o′lā-män′, -lə-) Known as "Suleiman the Magnificent" and "the Lawmaker." 1494?-1566.
Sultan of Turkey (1520-1566) who established a code of laws, was a patron of the arts, and led the Ottoman Empire to the height of its military and political power.
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Suleiman I

(ˌsuːlɪˈmɑːn; -leɪ-) ,




(Biography) called the Magnificent. ?1495–1566, sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1520–66), whose reign was noted for its military power and cultural achievements
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Su•lei•man I

(ˈsu ləˌmɑn, -leɪ-, ˌsu leɪˈmɑn)
( “the Magnificent” ) 1495?–1566, sultan of the Ottoman Empire 1520–66.
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Ulama, for his part, works sincerely to reconcile him to Solyman; he hastens to Solyman to defend Ibrahim and justify his behavior: "With this just Love, to Solyman I'le go,/ And try what Reason, joyn'd with Pray'rs can do" (2, 12).
In the early scenes of the play, Settle impresses on the audience the idea that Solyman is a loving husband.
In addition to being a magnanimous husband and father, Settle's Solyman is close to his subjects, undermining the Hobsian justifications of absolutist monarchy.