was the last bastion of Christendom in the East. A proud,
formidable city with seemingly unassailable defenses. When
it finally fell at the hands of the Ottoman Turks, the West trembled.
The mighty Ottoman Empire could now sweep into Europe from the
the time the last of the city's defenses collapsed, it was but
a shadow of it's former glory. A city, exhausted by centuries
of strife, unaided by the western powers, finally gave up the
walls in tatters, its towers broken, its emperor slain and its
that was left for the Turks was the counting of the spoils and
there were many... An orgy of abuse and pillaging beset
the city. None were spared the cruel hands of the vengeful
Turks. Too long the Byzantine walls had held them back,
but no more. It was time to settle old scores upon a defeated
flowed freely in the streets of Constantinople.
young noblewomen were the most sought-after booty...
story tells the fate of the women that suffered an ignominious
slavery in the hands of the invaders. A story of crime,
betrayal and humiliation in a harshly ruled Harem.
great album blessed by the incomparable art of Ferres, the beauty
of his heiresses...
the crudity of his images depicting the cruel ways of the Middle
humiliation of the Christian noblewomen, now captives in this
hideous Harem, is the hellish nightmare a young woman can be ever
They are desirable women of outstanding beauty but they are the
women of the hated enemy too. Nobody will defend them...