Boon Companion

Evliya Çelebi’s Seyahatname is one of history’s greatest travelogues. Edward White’s The Lives of Others is a monthly series about unusual, largely forgotten figures from history. According to his own recollection, Evliya Çelebi, the seventeenth-century Turkish writer and traveler, experienced a life-changing epiphany on the night of his twentieth birthday. He was visited in a dream by the Prophet … Continue reading Boon Companion