Evliya ?elebi in Bitlis: The Relevant Section of the Seyahatname

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In 1655 and 1656 Evliya Celebi found himself three different times in the eastern Anatolian town of Bitlis, the center of a quasi-independent Kurdish khanate having a long and tumultuous relationship with the Ottoman state. The account of Evliya's adventures in Bitlis, including a major expedition against the khan mounted by Evliya's patron Melek Ahmed Pasha, the Ottoman governor of Van, forms a coherent narrative which deserves to be studied on its own. The centerpiece of the book is a critical edition of three long ...

Evliya Çelebi in Bitlis: The Relevant Section of the Seyahatname 1990, Brill, Leiden, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9789004092426

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