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 Razsuzhdenie na deistvitel’no kritichestkot sostoianie Ottomanskoi Porty
(1,256 words)

‘Reflections on the current critical condition of the Ottoman Empire’

Eugenios Voulgaris

Date: 1780

Original Language: Russian


This 79-page treatise was dedicated to Count Mikhail Rumiantsev, but was intended to influence the foreign policy of the Russian state, and of Christian Europe in general, towards the Ottoman Empire. Originally written in French, it was translated into Russian by Aleksandr Krulikov and published in 1780.

Voulgaris used his influence at the Russian cour…

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Scarborough, Daniel, “ Razsuzhdenie na deistvitel’no kritichestkot sostoianie Ottomanskoi Porty”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>

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