Author Archives: S. Agar

17th century Istanbul paintings

From 2009 exhibition, Pera museum. Some paintings are by Zonaro, once the royal painter of the Ottomans. Istanbul paintings of Italian painter Fausto Zonaro are here. Gallery is at this link. The painting below is by Z. Diemer.

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Louvre Museum, a small album

A small album for the time being. Gallery is here. More to come soon.

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Red Hall-Pergamon, near Bergama/Turkey

Link to the photo gallery is here: link. One of Pergamon’s ?notable structures is the Serapis Temple (Serapeum) which was later transformed into the Red Basilica complex (or Kizil Avlu in Turkish), about one kilometer south of the Acropolis. It … Continue reading

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Pergamon, near Bergama-Turkey

Bergama, Ancient Pergamon The gallery link is here. More photos will be added in a short time. From Wikipedia: Pergamon, Pergamum or P?rgamo (in Greek, ????????) was an ancient Greek city in modern-day Turkey, in Mysia, today located 16 miles … Continue reading

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Selimiye Mosque, Edirne Turkey

Edirne is one of the former capital cities of Ottoman empire. However it is better known with the Selimiye mosque. Selimiye Mosque gallery link is here. In case you are interested in other photos from Edirne, then you may follow … Continue reading

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DALYAN, KAUNOS ? K?yce?iz/Turkey

Here is the first message regarding historical sites. This one is from Turkey. While having a 4 days holiday in one of the least known summer resorts, I was of course busy also taking photos. This time I was able … Continue reading

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