‪"The Sultan passes on his way to devotio…

‪"The Sultan passes on his way to devotions every Friday. Janissaries return his salute from the entrance as he passes, for it is customary among the Turks for the most important person to salute first.“‬ ‪- Ambassador Busbecq regarding Sultan Süleyman’s Friday procession, 1500’s.‬ Love history? Become one of our patrons by pledging $1/month and support the historical gems we uncover on a daily basis. http://bit.ly/2CK2tWB

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