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

The Masnavi, Book One (Oxford World's Classics) (Bk. by Jalal al-Din Rumi. Series - Oxford World's Classics.

Ottoman miniature - Matrakçı Nasuh

“This map of Ottoman cartographer Matrakçı Nasuh shows us a real shining city on a hill.

Artwork by Nusret Colpan

Nusret Çolpan was a Turkish painter, architect and miniaturist, renowned for his paintings in Ottoman miniature style depicting cities around the world, particularly Istanbul.