Author: Bayhan, Nevzat
Publisher: Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyesi
Publication Date & Place: 2008 / İstanbul
(Antiquarian / Condition: New)
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242 pp, color figures, pb, in English.
The tradition of presents to Mecca and Medina in Hijaz every year during hajj season was practiced by the Abbasaid, Umayyad, Mamluki and finally Ottoman dynasties.
During the course of time, the preparation and deperture of the surre proccession has become one of the most colorful traditions of İstanbul, which was turned into the capital city of the Ottoman Empire, soon after its conquest.