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« on: Jan 16, 2011 02:51 AM »


   
Turkey through the eyes of an Ottoman traveler
16 January 2011, Sunday / PAT YALE, İSTANBUL
   
The son of a goldsmith at the imperial court, Evliya Çelebi (1611-83) grew up to become the greatest traveler of the Ottoman world. When he died, he left a 10-volume account of his travels called the “Seyahatname” (Book of Travels).

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