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Map of Turkey

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Women in Imperial Harem's Quarter, Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey.
Women in Imperial Harem's Quarter
Topkapi Palace

Istanbul, Turkey


Flag of Turkey.   Click for national anthem.
national anthem


Take the Turkey test! -- BBC News



Turkish Dictionaries
Mevlevi Terms and Definitions -- Ibrahim Gamard



An Ottoman coffeehouse, European engraving, 19th century

An Ottoman coffeehouse,
European engraving, 19th century


Ottoman Empire A.D. 1680

Roxelana, wife of sultan Süleyman the Magnificent.


"the cheerful one"
(ca. 1500 - 18 April 1558 )
wife of sultan Süleyman the Magnificent

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    • Süleyman the Magnificent
      (National Gallery of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1987, 57 min., UMD VC 1009)

Suleyman Mosque, Istanbul

Süleyman Mosque
, Istanbul

Sultan Suleyman 1 Kanuni

Süleyman the Lawgiver
Süleyman the Magnificient
1494 - 1566

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