The confectioner to the palace. Chief confectioner of the Turkish Sultan.
An Armenian. Ottoman Empire.
Ottoman Empire, Portrait of Sultan Mehmed II. (1432-1481 ) Painting by Gentile Bellini (not proved), 25 November 1480.
Dinner of an European Ambassador with the Grand Vizier in the Hall of the Divan. The Divan of the Sublime Porte was the council of the Ottoman Empire.
Turkish brocade caftan. Turkish brocade on silk, caftan of Sultan Bayezid III (1448-1512)
Turkish brocade on silk, caftan of Sultan Osman III (1699 – 1757) Osman III. (Turkish Üçüncü Osman; 1699 – 1757) was the 25th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1754… Read More
Mehmed II. (1432 – 1481), called Father of the Conquest) was the seventh Sultan of the Ottoman Empire. On May 29, 1453 he conquered Constantinople.
Selim I reigned from April 24, 1512 until his death in 1520 and was the first Ottoman ruler who held the title of Caliph and Guardian of the Holy Places.
In the Ottoman Empire, a içoğlan is a young page of the Sultan or a servant of the seraglio recruited by force according to the Devchirmé system. The sultan’s pages were formed in the palace school (Enderûn).
The same term was also used for some members of the Janissaries.
A Domestic Servant. The portrait here given is of one in his full dress, with his yellow boots and yataghàn, a sort of curved knife or short scimitar.