Wall paintings in the Castle from the 17th century-Payment of the Tribute to the Ottoman Empire by the Principality of Transylvania
Payment of the Tribute to the Ottoman Empire by the Principality of Transylvania
In 1638, under Prince Rákóczi György I., Daniel Mihály was named emissary, encharged with the payment of the annual tribute to the Ottoman Empire. He was sent to Constantinopole with 10000 gold coins, and valuable golden gifts, trained falcons and harnessed horses. The scene depicts this important mission, the person on the left side being the Ottoman Sultan , Murad IV.