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 The history of the present state of the Ottoman Empire
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Paul Rycaut

Date: 1666

Original Language: English

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Sir Paul Rycaut wrote this work shortly after the restoration of Charles II to the throne in 1660 (its full title is The history of the present state of the Ottoman Empire. Containing the maxims of the Turkish polity, the most material points of the Mahometan religion, their sects and heresies, their convents and religious votaries. Their military discipline, with an exact computation of their forces both by sea and land). The book was co…

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Baktir, Hasan, “ The history of the present state of the Ottoman Empire”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26982>
First published online: 2015



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