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 Skazanie o Magmete-saltane
(5,706 words)

Skazanie o Magmete-saltane

‘The tale of Sultan Mehmed [II]’

Ivan Semenovich Peresvetov, Ivashko son of Semen Peresvietov, Iwan or John Pereswetoff

Date: About 1547-49

Original Language: Old Russian


Skazanie o Magmete-saltane is one of Ivan Peresvetov’s most remarkable works, both in general terms and specifically with respect to Christian-Muslim relations. The text explicitly sets out to analyse a Muslim ruler f…

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Gruber, Yeshayahu, “ Skazanie o Magmete-saltane”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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