Tughra of Suleiman I

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Illustration

Batuhan Aksu
by Suleiman the Magnificent
published on 23 November 2021
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Tughra traditionally functioned as the signature or seal of the Ottoman sultans in a calligraphic way. Placed at the beginning of any official correspondence, it symbolized the sultanic authority. This monogram is the tughra of Suleiman the Magnificient (r. 1520-1566), the tenth sultan of the Ottoman Empire, in gold and blue ink on paper. British Museum.

Credits to: The Trustees of the British Museum

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Magnificent, S. t. (2021, November 23). Tughra of Suleiman I. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14862/tughra-of-suleiman-i/

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Magnificent, Suleiman the. "Tughra of Suleiman I." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 23, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14862/tughra-of-suleiman-i/.

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Magnificent, Suleiman the. "Tughra of Suleiman I." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Nov 2021. Web. 03 Dec 2021.

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