Byzantine Part I: This is an example of a mosaic that would be found in a Byzantine church. Sometimes these mosaics would be called tesserae, which was characterized by the use of precious metals and stones in conjunction with glass.
Ottoman Prayer Carpet, late C., one of the earliest examples of a rare group featuring a prayer niche, or mihrab; with triple arched columns on an undecorated field. Bursa or Istanbul. Turkey Pile weave, wool and cotton pile on silk foundation.
century painting showing the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed IV, Taking the throne at age six, his reign was significant as he changed the nature of the Sultan's position forever by giving up most of his executive power to his Grand Vizier.
This silselename is one of the earliest known, a genre which traces lineage, this page is the pre-Islamic Ottoman Lineage going back to Adam. Authored in Baghdad as opposed to the Imperial center, under the reign of Mehmed III