Tugra of Suleyman the Magnificent (1520-1566)

Come see how the Ottomans were able to cohesively and harmoniously live and provide sanctity to their minorities. In a first for Washington DC, Rumi Forum has organized re-prints of Ottoman Decrees regarding their Armenian, Jewish and Greek minorities dating back 550 years, also including documents and letters outlining the transatlantic relations between North America and the Ottoman state.

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A total of 25 documents are present in this exhibition. All re-prints of original documents from the Ottoman archives with both English and Turkish translation

Opening Reception with Turkish refreshments, 6pm on June 6 at Rumi Forum

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Exhibition from June 6 to June 11 (registration necessary for all days)

MONDAY 6-8pm Opening Reception (open to public)

TUESDAY – FRIDAY 10am- 7pm

SATURDAY 10am-2pm

 

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