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The Female Slave Market in Constantinople (1 Mar)
From the slave market to the sultan's bedchamber (17 Feb)
Buying a new slave for your harem (4 Feb)
Odalisquian books list now on Odalisques.com (29 Jan)
Edward Lane's descriptions and drawings of female clothing (27 Jan)
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"The Arab Scribe" by J.F. Lewis, 1852
"The Bath" by J.L. Gerome, in the Legion of Honor, San Francisco
"Odalisque" by Max Nonnenbruch
"By order of the sultan" by Antonio Fabres
"Idle Moments" by Frederick Arthur Bridgman, 1875
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"The Muezzin" by J.L. Gerome, 1879

"The Muezzin" by J.L. Gerome, 1879

Five times a day, the man appointed as the muezzin climbed the minaret tower of a mosque and called local Muslims to pray. (Nowadays loudspeakers are used.)

Last modified 9 Nov 12, 6:01 PM by Tanos