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 Epistola ex Turcia
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Epistola ex TurciaEin schrifft eines fromen Predigers aus der Türckey

'Letter from the Turkish Empire'

Imre Eszéki Szigeti

Date: 3 August 1549

Original Language: Latin


On 3 August 1549, Emericus Zigerius, Lutheran preacher of Tolna in the sanjak of Pecs-Mohács in Ottoman Lower Hungary, wrote a letter to his former teacher, Matthias Flacius Illyricus, in Wittenberg, who published it in 1550 in both in Latin and German (its full title isEpistola cvivsdam pii conc…

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Bollbuck, Harald, “ Epistola ex Turcia”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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