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 Khozhdenie na vostok gosti͡a Vasili͡a Pozni͡akova
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Khozhdenie na vostok gosti͡a Vasili͡a Pozni͡akova

‘A journey to the Orient by Vasilii Pozniakov’

Vassily Poznyakov, Vasiliĭ Pozniakov

Date: About 1561

Original Language: Old Russian


It is not certain which member of the Poznyakov embassy took notes on the journey. In 1820, the historian Karamzin and others ascribed the account to Archdeacon Gennady (Loparev, ‘Khozhdeniie kuptsa Vasiliia Pozniakova’, p. vii; Entsyklopedicheskii, vol. 47/xxiv, p. 234).

While Poznyakov’s journey …

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Yermolenko, Galina, “ Khozhdenie na vostok gosti͡a Vasili͡a Pozni͡akova”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 27 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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