ISTANBUL, TURKEY - AUGUST 29 : Newly constructed Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge is seen illuminated in Boshporus, Istanbul, Turkey on August 29, 2016. Third bridge linking the European and Asian sides of Istanbul, the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge --which is located in Bosphorus and named after early 16th century Ottoman Sultan Selim I, whose rule marked the expansion of the burgeoning world power in the Middle East -- is projected to be the widest bridge in the world, measuring 60 meters in width…

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - AUGUST 29 : Newly constructed Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge is seen illuminated in Boshporus, Istanbul, Turkey on August 29, 2016. Third bridge linking the European and Asian sides of Istanbul, the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge --which is located in Bosphorus and named after early 16th century Ottoman Sultan Selim I, whose rule marked the expansion of the burgeoning world power in the Middle East -- is projected to be the widest bridge in the world, measuring 60 meters in width…

FPA - Agency Free Palestine | Behind Erdogan's visit to the tomb of Selim I and Mehmet the Conqueror?

FPA - Agency Free Palestine | Behind Erdogan's visit to the tomb of Selim I and Mehmet the Conqueror?

OTTOMAN-PERSIAN RELATIONS i. UNDER SULTAN SELIM I AND SHAH ESMĀʿIL I.

OTTOMAN-PERSIAN RELATIONS i. UNDER SULTAN SELIM I AND SHAH ESMĀʿIL I.

Selim I: Also known as "Yavuz Sultan Selim", he was sultan of the Ottoman Empire and Caliph of Islam.

Selim I: Also known as "Yavuz Sultan Selim", he was sultan of the Ottoman Empire and Caliph of Islam.

This staircase has an almost floating step effect with open rise steps and off-set stringer support. Each step is clad in high grade natural wood and the staircase is finished with a toughened glass balustrade with rebated matching timber handrail.

This staircase has an almost floating step effect with open rise steps and off-set stringer support. Each step is clad in high grade natural wood and the staircase is finished with a toughened glass balustrade with rebated matching timber handrail.

The Turkish battlecruiser Yavuz Sultan Selim. I'm not sure of the year. [3977x1737]

The Turkish battlecruiser Yavuz Sultan Selim. I'm not sure of the year. [3977x1737]

Selim I was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1512 to 1520. His reign is notable for the enormous expansion of the Empire, particularly his conquest between 1516 and 1517 of the entire Mamluk Sultanate of Egypt, which included all of Sham, Hejaz, Tihamah, and Egypt itself. He was also granted the title of "Khâdim ül Haramain ish Sharifain" (Servant of the Holy Cities of Mecca and Medina) by the Sharif of Mecca in 1517.

Selim I was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1512 to 1520. His reign is notable for the enormous expansion of the Empire, particularly his conquest between 1516 and 1517 of the entire Mamluk Sultanate of Egypt, which included all of Sham, Hejaz, Tihamah, and Egypt itself. He was also granted the title of "Khâdim ül Haramain ish Sharifain" (Servant of the Holy Cities of Mecca and Medina) by the Sharif of Mecca in 1517.

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