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 L'Othoman, ou L'abregé des vies des empereurs turcs
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‘The Ottoman, or Lives of the Turkish emperors abridged’

Vincent de Stochove

Date: 1665

Original Language: French


Vincent Stochove’s L’Othoman ou L’abrégé des vies des empereurs turcs (first edition, 149 pages) published in French in 1665, provides a chronological account of the reigns of 22 Ottoman sultans, from Osman I (r. 1299-1324), the founder of the dynasty, to his contemporary Mehmed IV (r. 1648-87). Stochove begins by describing t…

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Takeda, Junko, “ L'Othoman, ou L'abregé des vies des empereurs turcs”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>

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