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Istoriia o Kazanskom tsarstve
(87 words)

Kazan chronicle

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According to what the author says in the colophon, he was a Russian captive who was held in Kazan for 20 years and converted to Islam. Then, at the beginning of the Kazan campaign he fled and entered the service of Ivan IV.

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The only source for the author is the Kazan chronicle itself.

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Soldat, Cornelia, “Istoriia o Kazanskom tsarstve”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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