Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality to Purchase The Portrait of Mehmed II

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality bought the portrait on June 25 at a London auction. (Image Credit-Hürriyet Daily News)

The Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Ekrem İmamoğlu on June 25 announced that the municipality purchased a portrait of Ottoman Sultan Mehmet II at a London auction. According to the London-based world-famous Christie’s auction house, the municipality’s winning bid amounted to £770,000 ($955,000) for the oil painting. So, according to the specialists, the painting is … Read more

Behold, Mehmed The Conqueror is coming!

Fatih Sultan Mehmed, The Conqueror of Constantinapolis, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, Kayser-i Rûm, The Lord of the Two Lands and the Two Seas… The story of the Padisah is now coming to televisions in February 2018.  “Mehmed Bir Cihan Fatihi” (Mehmed, a World Conqueror) is a new tv series based on the real story of Ottoman … Read more