Karagoz

Although many people assume “Karagoz” (black eye) shadow play derives from Turkey, in fact the word derives from Qaraqush, the name of the dreaded comrade-in-arms of Saladin.

Although many people assume “Karagoz” (black eye) shadow play derives from Turkey, in fact the word derives from Qaraqush, the name of the dreaded comrade-in-arms of Saladin.

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