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 Apologia Tatarów
(640 words)

‘An apology for the Tatars’


Date: 1630

Original Language: Polish


This work, ascribed to Azulewicz, was an apology written to defend the views of the Tatars, and as a response to accusations directed against the Muslim Tatars living in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in Piotr Czyżewski’s Alfurkan tatarski (1617). It was written in Polish but its structure and actual contents remain unknown, as the work is nowadays considered lost. The historian and educ…

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Konopacki, Artur, “ Apologia Tatarów”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 11 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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