A yatagan dating: 19th Century provenance: Ottoman Empire
A rare and early miquelet flintlock gun dating: late 17th Century provenance: Ottoman Empire
Meanwhile somewhere in the Ottoman Empire....
Pink........ The sky looks like cotton candy
Suleyman's magnificence as sultan of the Ottoman Empire soon gave way to corruption and the distancing of sultans from the decision-making process.
The Battle of Varna took place on November 10, 1444 near Varna in eastern Bulgaria. The Ottoman Army under Sultan Murad II defeated the Hungarian and Polish armies commanded by Władysław III of Poland (also King of Hungary) and John Hunyadi. It was the final battle of the Crusade of Varna.