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 Mezâmîr
(514 words)



Psalms

Wojciech Bobowski, Albertus Bobovius Leopolitanus, Ali Bey; Ali Ufkî, Ali Bey es-Santuri (‘the cymbalist’)

Date: Approximately 1665-73

Original Language: Ottoman Turkish

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The manuscript of the Mezâmîr contains 14 psalms with staff notation. According to Privratsky (‘Turkish Bible’, pp. 27-8, 130), each of Bobovius’ musical psalms is longer and more poetic than the Psalms in his Bible translation. Considerations of rhyme, metre and th…

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Neudecker, Hannah, “ Mezâmîr”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_28118>



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