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Hürrem Sultana who stole Sultan Süleyman's heart had started off from scratch as an ordinary concubine

Concubines used to wear clothes that were thightly strecthed on the body and the waist would be tightened by an embellished belt to look slim.

The Afro-Asiatic Mashup

Eunuch in 1931 Tunis guarding a “harem.” photo courtesy of Recuerdos de Pandora/

Three Nobel Prize winners: Einstein, Millikan & Michelson 1931 Front row: A. A. Michelson, Albert Einstein, Robert A. Millikan; back row: Walter S. Adams, Walther Mayer, Max Ferrrand. Photo was taken in front of the Athenaeum, Caltech - by Smithsonian Institution, via Flickr

#Eminonu: a district of #Istanbul in #Turkey. This is the heart of the walled city of Constantine, the focus of a history of incredible richness.