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The Sultan's Seraglio - Bon, Ottaviano, and Withers, John, and Goodwin, Godfrey, Professor (Introduction by)

From 1604 to 1607 Ottaviano Bon was the Venetian representative in Istanbul, where he recorded every aspect of life at the Topkapi Palace. His "The Sultan's Seraglio" provides a fascinating and lively account of the period of Ahmet I, covering topics as diverse as life in the harem; the exchange of gifts between Turkish and Western dignitaries; ... Read More

The Sultan's Seraglio 2000, Saqi Books

ISBN-13: 9780863560460

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