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Gurbetnâme-i Sultan Cem
(563 words)


No information is available about the identity of the author of Gurbetnâme-i Sultan Cem (‘The book of exile of Prince Cem’), which shows close similarities with an earlier work, Vâkıât-ı Sultan Cem (‘The events in the life of Prince Cem’), though it also differs significantly. The Vâkıât is believed to have been written by one of the close companions of the Ottoman prince Cem Sultan, a member of his entourage who…

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Demiri, Lejla, “Gurbetnâme-i Sultan Cem”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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