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 Povestʾ ob Ivane Ponomareviche, kako imel bran' s turskim saltanom
(606 words)

‘The tale of Ivan the Sexton’s son as he fought the Turkish sultan’

Povestʾ ob Ivane Ponomareviche

Date: Early 17th century

Original Language: Russian


This work, commonly known as Povest ʾ  ob Ivane Ponomareviche, 13 pages long, is preserved in a single copy found in a manuscript collection dating from the beginning of the 17th century. This collection also contains the lives of the saints, satirical tales, spiritual songs and fairy tales. The structure of the Povest ʾ contains translate…

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Berezhnaya, Liliya, “ Povestʾ ob Ivane Ponomareviche, kako imel bran' s turskim saltanom”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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