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Sultan 'Abdulhamid II Photograph Collection
Early Turkish photographs

The collection of photographs published for the first time in this edition was presented to the British Museum (London) in 1893 by the Ottoman Sultan Abdulha-mid II, who reigned from 1876 to 1909. The fifty-one albums, now preserved in the British Library, contain over 1800 photographs. These pictures afford a fascinating view of some aspects of the Ottoman Empire in the 1870s and 1880s.
More than 1,800 photographs in 51 albums.

Abdülhamid II (ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd II, 22 September 1842–10 February 1918) was the thirty-fourth Ottoman sultan. He was the grandson of Mahmud II (Maḥmūd II, r. 1808–39), the second son of Abdülmecid (ʿAbd al-Majīd, r. 1839–61), and the nephew of Abdülaziz (ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz, r. 1861–76). He succeeded his

In: Encyclopaedia of Islam Three Online

Sultan Abdülhamid I (ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd I, r. 1187–1203/1774–89), son of Sultan Ahmed III (Aḥmad III, r. 1115–43/1703–30) and Rabiye Şermi Kadınefendi (Rābiʿa Şarmī Qādinafandī), was the twenty-seventh sultan of the Ottoman Empire. He was born on 5 Recep (Rajab) 1137/20 March 1725 and died on 11 Recep

In: Encyclopaedia of Islam Three Online

Narratives and representations of the past in the present sometimes tell us more about the present than the past itself. Views of Ottoman history have varied in republican Turkey, according to political and ideological circumstances. The era of Sultan Abdülhamid ii has remained one of the most

In: Turkish Historical Review

ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd I (Abdülhamid) (1137–1203/1725–1789) was the twenty-seventh Ottoman sultan and son of Sultan Aḥmad (Ahmet) III. He was born in Istanbul, and was just five years of age when his father, Sultan Aḥmad III, was deposed in a popular rebellion led by Khalīl Pātrūnā (Patrona Halil) (Hammer

In: Encyclopaedia Islamica Online

190 Chapter 16 © koninklijke brill nv, leiden, 2018 | doi 10.1163/9789004355767_017 Chapter 16 Romantic Emigrants in the Empire of Abdülhamid* A hundred years ago, in 1886, the philosopher Omar al Raschid from St. Petersburg and the journalist Ali Nuri Bey from Malmö crossed paths. The cause for

In: Essays on Turkish Literature and History

KAORI KOMATSU FINANCIAL PROBLEMS OF THE NA VY DURING THE REIGN OF ABDULHAMID II T he reign of Sultan Abdiilhamid II (1876-1909) has been called the Dark Age of the Ottoman navy. For 20 years, from the end of the Russo-Turkish War in 1878 to the outbreak of the war with Greece in 1897, the

In: Oriente Moderno

reasons not entirely clear, at the end of the Ottoman period a number of them were either renovated, or in some cases, apparently created ex nihilo , by the Ottoman Sultan Abdülhamid II (r. 1876-1909), as evident from foundation inscriptions still visible on their facades and further confirmed by

In: Studia Islamica

Herodotus’ account of the Athenian spear carrier Epizelus’ psychogenic mutism following the Marathon Wars is usually cited as the first documented account of post-traumatic stress disorders in historical literature. This paper describes much earlier accounts of post combat disorders that were recorded as occurring in Mesopotamia (present day Iraq) during the Assyrian dynasty (1300–609 bc). The descriptions in this paper include many symptoms of what we would now identify in current diagnostic classification systems as post-traumatic stress disorders, including flashbacks, sleep disturbance and low mood. The Mesopotamians explain the disorder in terms of spirit affliction; the spirit of those enemies whom the patient had killed during battle causing the symptoms.

In: Early Science and Medicine