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The Treasury is a verse drama and offers a humorous look at Muslim Jewish relations during a tense period in the Ottoman Empire The country is nearly bankrupt but help is at hand The play commences with Sultan Levent his viziers and the treasurer discussing a possible solution a Greek princess rich enough to solve all the empire’s financial woes has arrived to marry the sultan However the sultan is already married and very much in love with his wife Inci so he dismisses their plans Salomon a Jewish banker presents a plan to earn money for the treasury In the second part of the play Levent is wakened by his wife Inci It has all been a dream and they are late for an exhibition about the fall of the Ottoman Empire due to bankruptcy If only the Sultan really had listened to his Jewish advisor