Dracoman. Vincenzo Belluti.
The Howling Dervishes. Ottoman Empire.
A Porter from Istanbul.
Shahrazade. The Fugitive Turkish Lady.
Dancing Dervishes Ottoman Empire. Istanbul Turkey.
This prelate is receiving the homage of a Greek peasant, who kisses the ground before he applies his lips to the bishop’s hand.
TO the south-east of the Roman Agora is the octagonal Tower of the Eight Winds; the Clepsydra of Andronikos Kyrrheste described by Vitruviu.
Greeks, Turks, and Albanians are then seen mingled together; and while the variegated diversity of their costumes gratifies the eye of the beholder.
This tower has been converted into a Semà-Khanés or chapel for the religious dance called Semà, which is performed every Friday within its walls by an order of dancing dervishes.