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Hurrem Sultan – Suleiman’s True Love

by Lauralee in Hürrem Sultan 0

Roxelana was an unlikely candidate to have made a mark in history. She was a young girl who was captured by slave traders and became a concubine in Suleiman’s harem. However, Roxelana overcame great odds and became Suleiman’s wife. She would bear the sultan six sons, one of whom would become the next Sultan. Roxelana was also a great builder and philanthropist. She would be [read more]

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