Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Patrick Gordon

Date: 1635-99

Original Language: English


The Diary is written in English but includes many words and phrases in Russian and other languages. Gordon describes his life and the events he has lived through, including the Russian wars with the Ottoman Empire and the Crimean Khanate in 1677-8 (the later years of that war form a gap in the text), the Crimean campaigns of 1687 and 1689, and the Azov campaigns of…

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Bushkovitch, Paul, “ Diary”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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