1. suzyq

    Ottomans enter Turkish elections race

    Looking at the photos in the article I'm not sure it would sway me to vote for them just because they are all dressed up in Ottoman clothing. Weeks after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s “16 Turkish warriors” hit international headlines, several candidates have launched Ottoman-themed...
  2. teosgirl

    interesting article - slaves among the ottomans

    TASTE OF THE PAST - Slavery among the Ottomans I'm shocked that as recently as 1846 there were still slaves sold in Istanbul - it's also noteworthy that the trades were most popular between blacks and women. Charlotte
  3. 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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