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Armenian Traditional Clothing from Van Survivors of Armenian Genocide dressed on a native costume. Jerusalem, 1922. Source: Joseph E. Malikian, The Armenians in the Ottoman Empire, An Anthology and a Photo History, Antelias, Lebanon, 2011. http://barevarmenia.com/travelblog/armenian-traditional-clothing-from-van/

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Kurd. 590 [Iran] By Dmitri Ivanovich Yermakov, Circa 1870s

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the selamlik in the Ottoman Capital of Istanbul (Constantinople). A rare occasion for citizens and visiting westerners to catch a glimpse of the secluded Monarch and Khalife. From this capital he ruled over an extensive, though slowly shrinking and discontented, empire in Asia that included Syria (Aleppo, Damascus, Mont-Liban, Palestine, Jordan), Mesopotamia, Hejaz, Yemen, Egypt, and north Africa.Sultan abdul-Azziz), went by Imperial boat to the Ortaköy camii (mosque) on the Bosphorus…

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à partir de Everything Everywhere Travel Blog

UNESCO World Heritage Site #142: Historic Areas of Istanbul

Historica Areas of Istanbul

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Mme Rebecca Greenane (Knolll), Mme Lamia Ben Ayed et Mme Suzanne McMurrain (MoZaik Istanbul).

The Yıldız Hamidiye Mosque, also called the Yıldız Mosque (Turkish: Yıldız Hamidiye Camii, Yıldız Camii), is an Ottoman imperial mosque located in Yıldız neighbourhood of Beşiktaş district in Istanbul, Turkey, on the way to Yıldız Palace. The mosque was commissioned by the Ottoman Sultan Abdülhamid II, and constructed between 1884 and 1886. The mosque was built on a rectangular plan and has one minaret. The architecture of the mosque is a combination of Neo-Gothic style and classical…

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In the Middle Eastern empires, eunuchs were typically slaves imported from outside the Islamic domains. A fair proportion of male slaves were imported as eunuchs.[30] The Ottoman court harem—within the Topkapı Palace (1465–1853) and later the Dolmabahçe Palace (1853–1909) in Istanbul—was under the administration of the eunuchs. These were of two categories: Black Eunuchs and White Eunuchs. Black Eunuchs were Africans who served the concubines and officials in the Harem together with…

I've been to there before, but love to visit again. Fotopedia Magazine — Süleymaniye Mosque, a Masterpiece of Historic Areas of Istanbul

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