Muhteşem Yüzyıl (Magnificent Century) with English Subtitles
Suleyman passes through a decent and intense education out of the capital in Ottoman. And that’s why he gets the news about his father’s death, while he is hunting in the forest. After the Padishah’s death, Suleyman marches to the capital and takes the throne. As the 10th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, he becomes the longest reigning Padishah, between the years of 1520 and 1566. The name of the series is coming from his nickname (Magnificent Suleyman), which is gained because of the ascension of the Empire through his reign.
Upon succeeding his father, Suleyman begins a series of reforms in the palace. He makes his boyhood friend Ibrahim the royal falconer although Ibrahim is originally a Greek Orthodox and educated at the Palace School under the devshirme system. Under his reign, he makes some changes in the legal system that would affect the staff in the palace.
One day, Suleyman comes across one the harem girl, Alexandra, and is infatuated with her. Alexandra is the daughter of an Orthodox Ukrainian priest and is a slave in the Ottoman Palace. Although she is rebellious and doesn’t obey the rules at the beginning, she decides to take revenge of her parents through gaining the heart of Sultan Suleyman. After that, Alexandra tries to attract Sultan Suleyman and wants to be his woman not for just one night but throughout his life.
Eventually, Alxandra reaches her goal and Sultan Suleyman falls completely into Alxandra and starts to call her as Hurrem. The love between Sultan Suleyman and Hurrem not only affects the girls in the harem but also affects the future of the Ottoman Empire.
In Muhtesem Yuzyıl (Magnificent Century), we explore passion, love, jealousy, controversy, intrigue, power struggles and secrets revolving around Ottoman palace by showing the enchanting world of Ottoman Empire. Click Here to Write an Honest Review.