‘Memoirs of Osman Ağa of Timișoara’
Temeşvarlı Osman Ağa
Original Language: Ottoman Turkish
The only known copy of this work is preserved in the British Library, London, where it was brought from Istanbul during the second half of the 19th century. Osman Ağa completed the 124-folio book in Istanbul in 1724, but did not give it a title.
Osman Ağa spent the first five years of his 12-year captivity in the service of his captors, following them throughout the Aust…