A Vizier is a Muslim high official, more often than not from the Ottoman Empire.

Vizier

A vizier is a Muslim high official, usually from the Ottoman Empire. Viziers served as the high state ministers to sultans or as governors of provinces. The highest, kind of like a Prime Minister or Secretary of State was called a "grand vizier.

Supporting characters of the Karagiozi puppet theatre by Haridimos.

Supporting characters of the Karagiozi puppet theatre by Haridimos.

Nionio ( Dionysios) from Zakynthos by Spatharios

Nionio ( Dionysios) from Zakynthos by Spatharios

Vizier, Solomon, Karagiozis and Barbara Yiorgo - from the Shadow Puppetry Museum in Gythio

A Lesson in Puppetry – The Shadow Puppet Theatre in Gythio

Puppets and Dolls Dance in Shadowlands for Philosophers: Karagiozi Shadow Puppets

The archaeological site of the Serapeum in Alexandria in Egypt. Palimpsests originating here and in the Library of the Temple of the Muses may tells us more about ancient theatrical practices that may link the Karagiozis and Hadjiavatis characters to Ancient New Comedy.

Shadows in the Library of Alexandria

Shadows in the Library of Alexandria - The Serapeum of Alexandria (III)

ShadowPuppetry Museum in Gythio

A Lesson in Puppetry – The Shadow Puppet Theatre in Gythio

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