Category Archives: Parallels

Once Upon a Time in Sarıyer

Few residents of Sarıyer know the tomb of Sarı Er (Baba). Perhaps none know of Father Sarıyan. From the script in the tomb:* “ This beautiful district of Istanbul was once known as Sarı Er, named after  a soldier who … Continue reading

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Vehbi Hacıkadiroğlu and Hrant Dink

Vehbi Hacıkadiroğlu and Hrant Dink

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The Last Byzantine Emperor, Constantine Palaeologus, and the Last Ottoman Sultan, Mehmed Vahideddin

The Last Byzantine Emperor, Constantine XI Palaeologus, and the Last Ottoman Sultan, Mehmed VI Vahideddin

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