Bow and arrow give humans the chance to hunt down animals that are faster than them and enable us to fight in groups in wide-ranging battlefields. In our documentary series, we will watch the ages-long journey of this weapon, which is as old as mankind itself and trace the glorious Turkish archers ranging from Central Asia to Europe.
Almost once every hundred years, great commanders faced each other in war. The reasons for these wars, the questions that faced leaders and fighters, the resources, tactics and advantages armies had, as well as their moments of triumph and defeat are all animated chronologically. Legends of War will have you locked to your screen as you relive those times.
Dirilis Ertugrul (Resurrection: Ertugrul) is an epic story rooted in the historical events of Anatolia (modern-day Turkey). It is the tale of a daring character with enthralling love and a sense of justice that was strong enough to change the fate of the World. The nomadic Kayi tribe of the Oghuz Turks are on a quest to find a place they can finally call home. Ertugrul, the leader of the tribe, leads his people through perseverance against hardship while striving for justice and maintaining the traditions of the land. By battling his enemies with strength and bravery, Ertugrul consequently plants the seed that would lead to the founding of the Ottoman Empire, which had spread across three continents and ruled for six centuries.
As Mongol invasions are getting more frequent, Yunus travels to Nallihan where he establishes himself as Seldjuk official. After joining Taptuk Emre's dergâh (dervish monastery), he proceeds to follow his journey on becoming a dervish.