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Members of a Jewish family in their home. According to the author, they lived at the Palace of the Porphyrogenitus, around which the Jewish quarter was built.
Greek woman of Istanbul. Valens aqueduct in the background.
Tags: Aqueducts, Architecture and built environment, Boats and ships, Byzantine architecture, Byzantine monuments, Costume - Hats and headwear, Ethnic groups, Golden Horn, Houses, Human types, Istanbul, Jews, Portraits, Shoes and footwear, Social sphere and everyday life, Thrace, Turkey, Valens Aqueduct (Bozdoğan Kemeri), Women
Greek and Jewish women in traditional costume. View of Stroboli volcano. Lighthouse at the bay of Messina, Sicily. View of Izmir.
Tags: Architecture and built environment, Asia Minor, Boats and ships, Costume - Hats and headwear, Ethnic groups, Greeks, Gulfs and bays, Houses, Human types, Ionia, Isole Eolie, Italy, Izmir / Smyrna, Jewellery, Jews, Lighthouses, Messina / anc. Zancle, Natural environment, Ports, Sicily, Southern Italy, Stromboli / anc. Strongyle, Turkey, Volcanoes, Women
Jacob Breuning and his companion Carlier de Pinon in Ottoman costumes at Tripoli, Lebanon. Also depicted their escorts, a local interpreter and a Janissary.
Jacob Breuning and his companion Carlier de Pinon in Ottoman costumes on their way to the Pyramids, and accompanied by Janissaries and their Jewish interpreter. In the background Sycamores and Cassias
Jacob Breuning and his companion Carlier de Pinon on their way from Alexandria to Rosetta, accompanied by their Jewish interpreter, Raphael. In the background Egyptians collecting dates.
The Janissary and the interpreter that accompanied Jacob Breuning and his companion Carlier de Pinon in their trip from Istanbul to Egypt. Jacob Breuning and his companion Carlier de Pinon in costumes typical to Istanbul and Egypt.
Costumes of Jewish people from Rhodes island, worn by Jacob Breuning and his companion Carlier de Pinon. On the left, their Jewish guide, Abraham.
Composition of scenes from the rise and fall of Sabbatai Zevi, the rabi who claimed to be the Messiah of the Jews until he was forced to convert to Islam by the Ottoman Sultan (17th century). Sabbatai Zevi claims to be the Messiah. Sabbatai Zevi enthroned by his followers. Ottoman soldiers arrest Sabbatai Zevi in the Dardanelles. From: J. Chr. Wagner, Delineatio Provinciarum Pannoniae et Imperii Turcici in Oriente, Augsburg, 1684.
Reliefs from Magnesia and Thessaloniki at the court of Louvre Museum. From Poliorama Pittoresco review, 1843.
View of Incantadas monument in the Roman agora of Thessaloniki, based on earlier drawing from the edition by James Stuart and Nicholas Revett. Lithograph, c. 1830.
View of the sculptures of the now lost Incantadas monument at the southern entrance of the Roman Agora of Thessaloniki. The sculptures were incorporated in the house of a family of Sephardi Jewish merchants. British consul Paradise, who has come to show John Stuart and Nicholas Revett the monument, meets the owner of the house. A young servant offers the consul a cup of coffee while from above the owner's wife reprimands her husband for not having invited the consul to sit before offering him coffee. On the left, a woman who is spinning approaches the travellers. On the right, Stuart and Revett with the young son of the British consul, who is escorted by the consul's dragoman (interpreter).
Women from Izmir (Smyrna) with typical head wear. Fig. 17: Greek woman from the Aegean islands. Fig. 18: Affluent woman from Izmir Fig. 19: Jewish woman from Izmir. Fig. 20: Headscarf worn by all Izmir women independently of ethnic origin, according to Cornelis de Bruyn.
A Janissary courts a young woman; he has slashed his arm as a token of his affection. A Jewish matchmaker is standing on his side. La Motraye states that he witnessed the scene himself.
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