Historia universale dell’origine et imperio de’ Turchi
'Universal history of the origin and empire of the Turks'
Date: 1560 and 1561
Original Language: Italian
Historia universale is a collection of texts published in the Italian vernacular and written by various authors dealing with the habits, customs and laws of the ‘natione de’ Turchi’. The work also relates the deeds of Turkish sovereigns from the first sultan, Osman, who came to power at the end of the 13th centur…