Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Semen Ivanovich Shakhovskoi
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Semen Ivanovich Shakhovskoi was born into a noble family, related to the princes of Iaroslavlʾ, and holding land around both Moscow and Galich. He served the princes of Moscow in a number of capacities over the years, although he also fell into disfavour on a number of occasions. He was active in the wars and politics of the period, as well as being a notable literary f…

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Griffin, Clare, “Semen Ivanovich Shakhovskoi”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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