The Costumes, Musical Instruments and Symbolic Objects of the Dervishes. The religious doctrines, monastic organisation, and ecstatic powers of the dervish orders.
Dragoman Vincenzo Belluti as guide interpreter, cook, and general servant, in their Tour up the Nil by Lady Catherine Tobin.
It has been remarked before, that the dress of the women in many of these Islands was extremely picturesque and becoming. The present, perhaps, is only partially so, on account of the concealment of the lower part of the face
The Muslim soldiers are divided into two classes: the Spahis, or cavalry, and the Janissaries, or infantry.
THE various institutions of the Dervishes (Sufi) are established upon different principles. Each founder gave a distinctive character to his sect, by the statues, regulations, and practices, which he appointed.
A female bedouin of the dessert, with her child. Ottoman Empire.
This portrait represents one of the Grand Signior’s band in his usual habit. He is in the act of playing upon a mandolin, something similar to the modem or Spanish guitar
Kaptan Pasha (Ottoman قاپودان پاشا; also Kaptanpaşa / کاپیتان پاشا; Kapudan i Derya / قاپودان دریا Kaptan-i Derya / کاپیتان دریا) was the highest military rank of the Ottoman Navy.
The Tatars have different degrees of rank. First is the royal family, then those of Chirin, Mansoor, Sedjood, Arguin, and Baroon; and the ancient Mirzas from the high nobility, according to the above order. Historical Ottoman Empire officials and ethnic groups.
The founder Dschalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi. When the first Dervish comes opposite the Scheik he makes a salutation, and, passing on, begins the dance.