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Inside the Seraglio: Private Lives of the Sultans in Istanbul

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This volume takes us behind the doors of Topkapi Sarayi and the other palaces of the Ottoman sultans who for more than six centuries ruled one of the world's most powerful empires. The heart of the palace was the Harem, the women's quarters, ruled by the Valide, or Queen Mother. Here the Sultan took his ease surrounded by his wives and concubines with their guardian black eunuchs, amused by his favourite pages, dwarfs and mutes, his younger brothers either slaughtered upon his accession or confined to the prison of the Cage ...

Inside the Seraglio: Private Lives of the Sultans in Istanbul 2016, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781784535353

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Inside the Seraglio: Private Lives of the Sultans in Istanbul 2001, Penguin Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780140270563

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