Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Piotr Starkowiecki
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Piotr Starkowiecki, bearer of the ‘Łodzia’ coat-of-arms, originated from Wielkopolska (Greater Poland). Not much is known about his life. In 1640, he studied languages in Istanbul and went on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem, although his name appears in slightly different variations in information about these events. His presence in Istanbul can be confirmed by a diary entry …

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Konopacki, Artur, “Piotr Starkowiecki”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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