Turkish Archery Network Resources

Turkish Archery Network Resources

All texts and pictures by Z. Metin ATES

Header image: Picture taken from "Panorama 1453" (Supervisor: Mr. Hasim Vatandas)


  • ACAR S. Istanbul'un Son Nisan Taslari, Istanbul, 2005.
  • AL AMAWI A.H. Old Arabian Rounds. Journal of the Society of Archer-Antiquaries 1969;12:11-13
  • GRAYSON C.E. Traditional Archery from Six Continents, Missouri, 2007.
  • IRTEM S.K. Turk Kemankesleri, Istanbul, 1939.
  • KLOPSTEG P.E. Turkish Archery: And the Composite Bow, Evanston, 1947.
  • KUNTER H.B. Milli Spor Tarihimizde Okculuk. Tarih ve Edebiyat 1978;12:66-71
  • ROBERTS T. The English Bowman, London, 1801
  • WEBSTER C. M., Chaucer's Turkish Bows, Modern Language Notes, Vol. 47, No. 4 (Apr., 1932), p. 260
  • YUCEL U. (McEWEN E.) Archery in the Period of Sultan Mahmud II. Journal of the Society of Archer-Antiquaries 1997;40:68-80
  • YUCEL U. Turk Okculugu, Ankara, 1999.

Places of pictures:

  • Okmeydani, Istanbul
  • Topkapi Place Museum, Istanbul
  • Military Museum, Istanbul
  • City museums of Safranbolu, Samsun, Sinop and Amasya

Background Musics:

Marche de l'Exposition Ottomane (1863) / Callisto Guatelli Pasha (Director: Emre Araci)
Europen Music at the Ottoman Court (KALAN Music)


A view from Panorama1453, Istanbul
World's most detailed panoramic & spherical picture of Conquering of Istanbul, Topkapi, Istanbul
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