The different orders of Dervishes (Sufi) originated in the two sects of Ebu Bekir and of Ali. Their followers took the name of Dervishes, a Persian word, which means the sill or threshold of a door.
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THIS singular body of Arabs never inhabit any town, but constantly live under tents.
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A muslim female dancer at Constantinople. Ottoman empire.
A young turkish prince, heir to the throne. Ottoman Empire.
Each Janissary has a certain indelible symbol marked in the flesh of the arm by means of gunpowder, to shew the Odah, or regiment, to which he belongs.
Capidji Bachi. Private officer of the Sultan. Officers of the Sultan’s guard in official attire.
Privat secretary to the turkish sultan. Ottoman Empire official.
The inhabitants of Naxos have been remarked even from the earliest times for their love of liberty.
Topchis soldier of the Ottoman Empire infantry. BESIDES the regular and constant soldiers, comprehended under the classes of Janissaries and Spahis, there are several others, which are more particularly raised… Read More
A Member of the Divan. This plate represents one of the other ten members. Higher-ranking Ottoman administrative official, member of the Divan.