National Pena Palace in Sintra, Portugal

Pena Palace - Address: Estrada da Pena, Sintra, Portugal - The Pena National Palace is a Romanticist palace in São Pedro de Penaferrim, in the municipality of Sintra, Portugal

Palestinian coin 1927...and the Israeli's continuously say 'Palestine never existed"...REALLY, they say it soooooo often, they really believe it...kd

Palestinian coin Palestine was a peaceful land where Christians, Muslims and Jews all lived side by side without any problems. Here you can see on Palestinian coin from 1927 the writing is also in Hebrew and Arabic, further proving that fact.

Sultan Selim 1st - The first Ottoman Halife

Sultan Selim (The Ottoman Emperor and the first Ottoman Caliph)

Giants- Ottoman Empire armor belonging to Sultan Mustafa III consisting of migfer (helmet), zirah (mail shirt), mail trousers, kolluk/bazu band (vambrace/arm guards), shamshir (sabre), decorated with gold and encrusted with jewels, 18th century, exhibited in the Imperial Treasury of Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey

Ottoman Empire armor belonging to Sultan Mustafa III century, exhibited in Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey

Mimar Sinan ("Sinan the Architect") was the chief Ottoman architec and civil engineer for sultans Suleiman the Magnificent, Selim II, and Murad III. He was responsible for the construction of more than 300 major structures and other more modest projects, such as schools. His apprentices would later design the Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul, Stari Most in Mostar, and help design the Taj Mahal in the Mughal Empire.

The Wild Reed: Istanbul. Mimar Koca Sinan Aga (ca – usually shortened to Mimar Sinan (“Architect Sinan”). No other single designer has ever shaped a city as Sinan did Istanbul during his 50 years as chief royal architect for three Ottoman sulta

Portrait of Sultan Bayezid II of the Ottoman Empire.20 MAYIS 1481 - II. Beyazıt, Osmanlı padişahı oldu.Osmanlı İmparatorluğu'nun 8.Padişahı, II.Bayezid (1447 - 1512).

Portrait of Sultan Bayezid II of the Ottoman Empire.

Sultan Süleyman known as “the Magnificent” in the West and “Kanuni” (the Lawgiver) in the East,6 November 1494 – 7 September 1566) was the tenth and longest-reigning Emperor, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from 1520 to his death in 1566

Sultan Süleyman known as “the Magnificent” in the West and “Kanuni” (the Lawgiver) in the November 1494 – 7 September was the tenth and longest-reigning Emperor, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from 1520 to his death in 1566

Turgut Reis (1485-1565) known as Dragut in the west was Ottoman admiral of Greek descent. He defeated Spanish-Italian fleet many times to establish Ottoman dominance in Mediterranean.

Spain / Battles, Knights - Turgut Reis known as Dragut in the west was Ottoman admiral of Greek descent. He defeated Spanish-Italian fleet many times to establish Ottoman dominance in Mediterranean.

Konstantin Kapidagli 002 - Mihrişah Valide Sultan - Vikipedi-Mihr-î-Şah Sultan'ın oğlu, Sultan III. Selim.

Salim III - Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1789 to Son of Sultan Mustafa III and his wife Mihrişah Sultan, who originated from Georgia. Characters from The Stolen Girl, Book 1 of The Veil and the Crown Series by Zia Wesley

Indoor Gossip, John Frederick Lewis

Lewis John Frederick - Indoor Gossip, Cairo& oil on canvas. John Frederick Lewis was an Orientalist English painter. He specialized in Oriental and Mediterranean scenes and often worked in exquisitely detailed watercolour.

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