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 L’Etat présent de l’Empire ottoman
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‘The present state of the Ottoman Empire’

Henri Bespier

Date: 1677

Original Language: French


L’Etat présent de l’Empire ottoman is the second translation into French of Paul Rycaut’s important work on the Ottoman Empire, following Pierre Briot’s more widely circulated translation published in 1670 under the title Histoire de l’état présent de l’Empire ottoman, and republished several times. The posthumously published work is 720 pages long, divided into two volumes…

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Thomson, Ann, “ L’Etat présent de l’Empire ottoman”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>

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