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 Letter written by Albertus Bobovius to Isaac Basire
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Wojciech Bobowski, Albertus Bobovius Leopolitanus, Ali Bey; Ali Ufkî, Ali Bey es-Santuri (‘the cymbalist’)

Date: 27/17 (according to the Gregorian and Julian calendars, respectively) August 1666

Original Language: Latin


Albertus Bobovius wrote this letter to Isaac Basire from Pera, Istanbul, on 27/17 August 1666. The letter is not only dated, but also signed, Albertus Bobovius in perpetuum Magister Linguarum (p. 20). Bobovius informs Basire that he has carried out ext…

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Neudecker, Hannah, “ Letter written by Albertus Bobovius to Isaac Basire”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>

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