Known also by her Turkish name of Khourrem (or Hürrem or Karima), meaning "the cheerful one", (circa 1500 - April 18, 1558) was the wife of sultan Süleyman the Magnificent of the Ottoman Empire. Sixteenth century sources are silent as to her maiden name, but much later Ukrainian and Polish traditions, especially Ukrainian folk traditions first recorded in the nineteenth century, give it as Aleksandra or Anastasia (diminutive: Nastia) Lisovska. Khourrem was born to a father who was a…
Slave girls under the early Abbasids - Medievalists.net
Every one in Abbasid society who could compose poetry, good or bad, composed about slave-girls or at least made mention of them.
Ritratto di Caterina Cornaro :: Titian ► 1488-1576
✍ Painted by: Titian ☀ Painted in: 1488-1576 ❏ Framework: Olio su tela, 102.5x72 ⚲ Located in: Tiziano Room