weapons belonging to Karađorđe Petrović, leader of the First Serbian uprising in 1804 and founder of the Karađorđević dynasty, which, besides occasionally ruling Serbia, ruled the 1st Yugoslavia from 1918 to 1941.
1. Herbard VIII. von Auersperg, Habsburg imperial general and governor of Carniola (today in Slovenia), who died in battle of Budačka in 1575 against the Ottomans. tradition has it that Ottoman Bosnian general Ferhad-paša Sokolović sold his cut-off head back to the Auersperg family and, using the ransom money, built the 2. Ferhadija mosque in Banja Luka, Bosnia & Herzegovina, in 1579.
Romanian Folk Dress
Various photographs depicting Romanian old folk costumes from late 19th Century and early 20th Century.
vandalism and looting of Serbian property following the assassination of Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, 1914.
Leo Arndt - Land und Leben in Bosnien
Quelle: Österreichische Illustrierte Zeitung 7. Jänner 1900
Stanisław Chlebowski (Polish, 1835-1884) - painter and traveller, between 1864-1876 the court painter in Constantinople (under sultan Abdülaziz’s rule).
(1) Battle of Warna, (2) Sultan Bayezid Imprisoned by Timur, (3) Bashi-Bazook With a Hookah, (4) Turkish Guard, (5) Turkish Woman Praying in the Green Mosque, Bursa, (6) Prayer Time, (7) Musician in Front of the Mosque in Constantinople, sources: [x] [x] [x]
Photo of women, men and kanakares (firstborn girls) of Karpathos, Dodecanese, wearing local costumes.
Early 20th century
©Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece
|—||Mehmet Fasih, Fifth Ottoman Army, Gallipoli, 1915 (via ofallthebastardsofplaces)|
Stara Sefardkinja na pijaci / Old Sephardi woman on the market place.
Sarajevo, Bosna-Hercegovina 1935
by Danijel Kabiljo
|—||from A voyage into the Levant - Containing the antient and modern state of the islands of the archipelago; as also of Constantinople, the coasts of the Black sea, Armenia, Georgia, the frontiers of Persia, and Asia Minor by Joseph Pitton de Tournefort, 1718. original text from book here.|
Istanbul; Pantokrator Monastery; South Church
Armenian girls, Constantinople, 1914