Sultans of poems

İskender Pala’s book, ‘The Sultans of Poems', compiled with the contributions of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, tells the stories of the Ottoman sultans in lyric and other poems dedicated to them.

Taking readers on an historical journey from Osman Gazi all the way to Sultan Murad V, the book offers a peek into the dusty pages of Ottoman history. This book, which includes brief biographies of the sultans who reigned from 1258 to 1918 and poems composed about them, is an important work useful to everyone seeking knowledge of the past.