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 Prusya sefâretnâmesi
(520 words)


‘Report of the embassy to Prussia’

Giritli Ali Aziz Efendi, Giridlı Alı Azız

Date: 1797-8

Original Language: Ottoman Turkish


Ali Aziz wrote the Prusya sefâretnâmesi during his mission to Berlin in 1797-8. A sefâretnâme was an embassy report in which an Ottoman ambassador would summarise his observations during sojourns in foreign countries. Some reports covered issues concerning society, the economy, administration and culture, whil…

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Fliter, Irena, “ Prusya sefâretnâmesi”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 January 2020 <>

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