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 Moldavian diplomatic correspondence
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Moldavian diplomatic correspondence


Moldavian diplomatic correspondence

Date: 16th century

Original Language: Various


In order to preserve their independence from neighbouring powers, Moldavian princes were compelled to engage in significant diplomatic activity. This explains why, in addition to documents delivered in Church Slavonic, which was the religious and cultural language of the country until the middle of the 17th century, the Moldavian chancery also issued do…

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& Ovidiu Cristea, Radu G. Păun, “ Moldavian diplomatic correspondence”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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