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 Opisanie Turetskoi imperii
(677 words)


-, ‘Description of the Turkish Empire’-

Fedor Feoktistov Dorokhin

Date: Unknown; after 1674

Original Language: Russian


Opisanie Turetskoi imperii contains numerous minute observations, and has been called by its editor, P.A. Syrku, a military-geographical, topographic-statistical work (Opisanie, pp. ii-v, xxv). The detailed descriptions of Turkish fortresses, including their fortifications and armaments are remarkable. It is also notable for the i…

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Sukina, Liudmila, “ Opisanie Turetskoi imperii”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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