To Get Our Enemies Excited: To Repair Edirne Palace

Kocaaslan M.

BELLETEN, vol.78, no.281, pp.149-173, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 78 Issue: 281
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Name: BELLETEN
  • Journal Indexes: Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.149-173


This study covers the repairs and restorations in Edirne Palace which had been used by members of the Ottoman Dynasty before and after construction of Topkapi Palace in Istanbul for many years, which were planned to have been carried out at the era of Abdulhamid-i Evvel. What has been tried to be done in this study is to draw attention to repairs and restorations tried to have been accomplished at Edirne Palace at the fifteen year reign of Abdulhamid-i Evvel who lived a life of cage about forty-four years and to reveal the view and thought of Sultan thereof on reparation of the Palace.