1. bickern

    The Imperial Harem of the Ottoman Empire

    The Imperial Harem of the Ottoman Empire The term “harem” brings to mind an image of a room full of beautiful women whose sole purpose in life was to please their captor sexually. This image may have been inspired by the 16 th and 17 th century harems of the Ottoman empire. However, the harem...
  2. immac

    Imperial v Metric Nomenclature

    I am rebuilding a bit of furniture that originated in Canada. It has numerous Imperial screws and bolts. I am having a bit of trouble finding if I can buy Imperial replacements here in Turkey. The first, and biggest, problem is the Turkish name for Imperial (non-metric) sizes. Question: What is...
  3. B

    Gyms Near The Marmaris Imperial Hotel

    Hi I'm staying at the Marmaris Imperial Hotel in 2 weeks and know that it has a gym there, only problem is I'm a bit of a gym addict and I dont think that their weights and equipment are going to be heavy enough for what I use. Does anyone know what the gym is like there or if there is a more...
  4. VWBug

    Imperial Costumes of Ottomans' exhibition opens in Washington, D.C.

    usaturkishtimes: ImageFeaturing a total of 70 pieces, most of the items displayed in the exhibition are from the Topkapı Palace Museum and the rest from the Mevlana Museum in Konya and the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg Featuring samples of Ottoman couture from the 16th and 17th centuries...
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