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 Acta Mechmeti I. Saracenorum principis
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Deeds of Mechmet I, ruler of the Saracens

Johann Theodore and Johann Israel de Bry

Date: 1597 (two almost simultaneous editons in Latin and in German)

Original Language: Latin


According to the information given in the dedications, the Acta were published almost simultaneously by the brothers de Bry in Latin (1 March 1597) and German (25 March 1597). Although the author’s name is not mentioned in the books, it is known thanks to an entry in the record…

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Saviello, Alberto, “ Acta Mechmeti I. Saracenorum principis”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>

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