Piri Reis- Ottoman Turk admiral and chartographer whose charts reveal that rather more was known of world geography during Christopher Columbus's time than is commonly realized.

Faadi Moghaddam, a captain of Nawab Umar al-Rhul-Ghais. Takes part in kidnapping children from The Rogue Lands to turn them into slaves.

Osmanlı Resimleri

Hermann Corrodi (Italian, The Galata Bridge, Constantinople, oil on canvas, x 66 cm.

Turkey Ottoman order of Mejidjie Grand Cross Star, a very early star, circa 1852 in gold, silver and enamel. An extremely rare early type, truly a unique star.

Turkey Ottoman order of Mejidjie Grand Cross Star, a very early star, circa 1852 in gold, silver and enamel. An extremely rare early type, truly a unique star.

Sultan Mehmed II's entry into Constantinople. Byzantium is a term used by modern historians to refer to the later Roman Empire. In its time, the empire ruled from Constantinople (or "New Rome" as Constantine had officially named it) was considered simply "the Roman Empire." In Mehmed's view, he was the successor to the Roman Emperor, declaring himself Kayser-i Rum, literally "Caesar of Rome" that is, of the Roman Empire.

Days that live in Infamy: The Fall of Constantinople

Late-Ottoman Order of Charity (Nişan-ı Şefkat).  Instituted in 1878 by "Sultan Abdulhamid II" in three classes, this order was reserved for women. – First Class Star (diamonds, rubies, gold, enamels, 75mm).

Late-Ottoman Order of Charity (Nişan-ı Şefkat). Instituted in 1878 by "Sultan…

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