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 Zapiski L’va Nikolaevicha Engel’gardta
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‘Notes of Lev Nikolaevich Engel’gardt’

Lev Nikolaievich Engel’gardt

Date: 1835

Original Language: Russian


Engel’gardt conceived of his Zapiski as a memoir of his life and times. He recorded them in a series of notebooks between 1826 and 1835, frequently reading passages aloud for family and close friends. The notebooks were misplaced after his death, and only recovered by his son-in-law, Nikolai Putiata, in 1858.

In addition to various published excerpts, the complete memoir …

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Johnson, Eric, “ Zapiski L’va Nikolaevicha Engel’gardta”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 30 November 2020 <>

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