Monday, December 10, 2007

Nasrettin Hoca

This one represents Nasrettin Hoca (Nasreddin Hodja), he was a satirical figure who lived during the Middle Ages (around 13th century). Nasreddin was a populist Philosopher and wise man, remembered for his funny stories and anecdotes.
You can find many of this one in Istanbul, mainly in the Taksim area though a lot of them have been removed. This one was found here.

this one is here.

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