Siege of Constantinople from Bibliothèque nationale mansucript Français 9087 (folio 207 v). The Turkish army of Mehmet II attacks Constantinople in Some soldiers are pointing canons to the city and others are pulling boats to the Golden Horn, Lille, 1455
"The siege of Rhodes in .while Ottoman sappers excavate mines, Janissary marksmen shoot at the Knights Hospitaller manning the walls. Other Janissaries with shields and hooked pole-arms stand ready to mount an assault.
The great poet Baki the Poet Circle One of the main Ottoman poets of courtly poetry in the century. Was Baki He was distinguished by a ornate writing style and was called during his lifetime "king of poets".
"The Great Abu Sa'ud Teaching Law", Folio from a Divan of Mahmud `Abd-al Baqi from the Met Museum Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript Date: century Geography: Turkey Culture: Islamic Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper