Ottoman Empire

Bejeweled gun accessories from Sultan Mahmud’s Ottoman Court are among the objects on view at the Asian Art Museum in “Pearls On a String: Artists, Patrons and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts.”

Diverse Islamic art spans centuries in ‘Pearls’

An extraordinary bejeweled antique gun, complete with a case of glittering accessories,…

 

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerMusician Sebu Simonian appeared at El Camino High School in South San Francisco on Tuesday.

100th anniversary of Armenian genocide recognized by South SF school

Musician Sebu Simonian appeared at El Camino High School in South San…

 

Juan  Pardo/Special to The S.F. ExaminerMembers of the Armenian-American community gather at Mount Davidson on Sunday to remember the 1.5 million killed by the former Ottoman Empire from 1914-18.

Armenian-Americans gather at Mount Davidson to commemorate 99th anniversary of genocide

At least 100 Armenian-Americans, from youths to the elderly, ascended to the…

 

Sam Morris/1997 AP file photoThe San Francisco Armenian-American community will commemorate on Sunday the 99th anniversary of the Armenian genocide at the Mount Davidson Cross.

San Francisco Armenian-American community marks 99 years since genocide

The San Francisco Armenian-American community on Sunday plans to mark the 99th…

Sam Morris/1997 AP file photoThe San Francisco Armenian-American community will commemorate on Sunday the 99th anniversary of the Armenian genocide at the Mount Davidson Cross.