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 Povestʾ o Skanderbege, kniaze Albanskom
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‘The story of Skanderbeg, Prince of Albania’

Povestʾ o Skanderbege, kniaze Albanskom

Date: Probably beginning of the 17th century

Original Language: Old Russian


The origins of the Povest ʾ are obscure. The title states that it is a translation of the Polish Chronicles of the whole world by Marcin Bielski (1495-1575) (the third edition is entitled Kronika. tho iesth, Historya Swiata, Kraków, 1564), though it is not an accurate translation and so many changes have been ma…

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Filyushkin, Alexander, “ Povestʾ o Skanderbege, kniaze Albanskom”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 04 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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