Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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'Perspectives of the worlds'

Mehmed ibn Ömer ibn Bayezid el-Âşık

Date: April-May 1598

Original Language: Ottoman Turkish


Âşık Mehmed’s Menâzırü'l-avâlim is a traditional universal geography, a huge compilation, consisting of 1,866 pages in Ak’s 2007 edition, derived mainly from Arabic and Persian sources, but with some additions on Anatolia and the Balkans by the author himself, pre…

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Sariyannis, Marinos, “ Menâzırü'l-avâlim”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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