"Almost all the Ottoman Sultans
had deep love for the horses which is reflected in my paintings.
Some subjects include conjoined twins in wonder books, and representations of the dwarfs, mutes, and eunuchs who served the Ottoman sultans
. B&w historical illustrations are included.
The Topkapi palace also houses a host of Muslim holy relics, collected over time by several Ottoman sultans
after they decided they were going to be Caliphs of the Ummah too.
Maybe that is why the author plunges into the political and historical situation of the last Ottoman Sultans
rule in the first chapter.
Armenians lived peacefully in the Ottoman Empire for centuries, and the Ottoman sultans
called Armenians "Millet-i sadika" or "Tebai sadika", which mean faithful nation or loyal subjects.
All the Ottoman Sultans
-" from Suleiman "the magnificent" to Sultan Abdul-Hamid (RA) -" were great patrons of Jerusalem, making surrounding territories of the mosques as their Waqf properties.
In 1517, it became official headquarters for Ottoman military presence along the Red Sea, hand-picked by Sultan Salim I, giving Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan more reason to want the port, given his obsession with restoring former Ottoman glories in territories once ruled by Ottoman Sultans
Just like Louis XIV who declared himself the source of the law, the Ottoman sultans
represented the absolute source of lawmaking.
At that time, Ali was working for the powerful Ottoman Sultans
, a Muslim dynasty who ruled a vast Empire centred on modern day Turkey but also including areas of the Middle East and Eastern Europe.
He is working on an amendment granting him as wide powers as those of the Ottoman sultans
. Yet Erdogan acts as a sultan, though his interest in the ISIS "caliphate" remains a mystery.
Explore Topkapi Palace, home to the Ottoman sultans
for around 400 years and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The project was visualized by Ottoman sultans
over a century ago.