Map of Soltaniyeh (16th Century)

Map of Soltaniyeh (16th Century)

Siege of Vienna by Suleyman I the Magnificent, 1529-Hünernâme of 1588 by Lokman

Siege of Vienna by Suleyman I the Magnificent, 1529-Hünernâme of 1588 by Lokman

Hanuman carrying the mountain

Hanuman carrying the mountain

Jesus Christ carried by two angels from the minaret of the mosque in Damascus, from 'Zubdet ut Tevarih' by Lokman, 1583 (vellum), Turkish School, (16th century) / Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul, Turkey / The Bridgeman Art Library 1583 (C16th)

Jesus Christ carried by two angels from the minaret of the mosque in Damascus, from 'Zubdet ut Tevarih' by Lokman, 1583 (vellum), Turkish School, (16th century) / Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul, Turkey / The Bridgeman Art Library 1583 (C16th)

The first court of Topkapi Seraglio The "Bab-ı Humayun" resulted in the first courtyard of the palace. On the left court side were the powder magazine, a well and the Treasury, in the background the "Bab-ı Salam" or "Orta Kapı" the second court, in front of gatekeepers. Ottoman miniature painting from the "Hünername", 1584th Topkapı Sarayı Müzesi, Istanbul (Inventory 1523/15b) © Sarayı Muzesi Topkapi, Istanbul

The first court of Topkapi Seraglio The "Bab-ı Humayun" resulted in the first courtyard of the palace. On the left court side were the powder magazine, a well and the Treasury, in the background the "Bab-ı Salam" or "Orta Kapı" the second court, in front of gatekeepers. Ottoman miniature painting from the "Hünername", 1584th Topkapı Sarayı Müzesi, Istanbul (Inventory 1523/15b) © Sarayı Muzesi Topkapi, Istanbul

Dancing Sufis -whirling dervishes. 16th C. Manuscript. - Pinterest

Konya Whirling Dervishes Ritual, 16th Century, Ottoman Miniature of the Anatolian School

Dancing Sufis -whirling dervishes. 16th C. Manuscript. - Pinterest

Ottoman Dining, 16th century

Ottoman Dining, 16th century

Turkish Miniature, Noah's Ark. A fanciful gold leaf ark with private port holes for the animals is portrayed in this mid-20th century Turkish miniature painted on a page from a 19th century Islamic manuscript. http://www.silkroad1.com/items/391331/item391331store.html

Turkish Miniature, Noah's Ark. A fanciful gold leaf ark with private port holes for the animals is portrayed in this mid-20th century Turkish miniature painted on a page from a 19th century Islamic manuscript. http://www.silkroad1.com/items/391331/item391331store.html

An old map of Tabriz. According to The Cambridge History of Iran, Tabriz was founded in early Sassanids times in 3rd or 4th century A.D. or more probably in 7th century.

An old map of Tabriz. According to The Cambridge History of Iran, Tabriz was founded in early Sassanids times in 3rd or 4th century A.D. or more probably in 7th century.

Levni'den (Miniature painting by Levni, 18th century) Topkapı Palace, İstanbul.

Levni'den (Miniature painting by Levni, 18th century) Topkapı Palace, İstanbul.

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