National Geographic : 1939 Jan
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE IN BURSA'S GREEN TURBEII SLEEPS A "GREAT GENTLEMAN" With a royal turban surmounting the headstone and Koran verses decorating his catafalque, lies the Celebi Mohammed I (Plate X). This fifth Ottoman sultan re-established the Empire A. D. 1413, after Tamerlane's savage raids. Smaller tombs are those of his sons. Uvnational tieograpnic society rinlay I'notograpns Dy liernard 1'. Rogers, Jr. MISS TURKEY TAKES HER EASE IN THE SULTANS' KIOSK, OR PAVILION The original " Divan " was a council of empire, composed of four viziers and military, legal, and religious functionaries. In new Turkey it is a low couch on which one lies to read. This secluded spot in the Grand Palace gardens is now open to the public.