The German infatuation with Atatürk and Turkey waned after the Beerhall Putsch.
Sure, they share certain characteristics: the adult themes, the infatuation with antiheroes, the cinematic art direction.
But the infatuation with the Ottomans reflects something deeper as well.
Her love of learning was clearly as intense as her love for any man or woman, and it was this infatuation that dominated her life.
Many view it as a man drawn to his doom by his infatuation for a younger woman, and youth in general.
Their infatuation had therefore its pitiable as well as its outrageous aspect.
She looked as beautiful as ever, and I could not wonder at my friend's infatuation.
But the government and nation are not yet forsaken by their infatuation.
For she imagined the scorn and the infatuation as still existing together.
Nothing could exceed the imbecility and infatuation of the Austrian generals, Wallis and Niepperg.