Download E-books A Seventeenth-Century Odyssey in East Central Europe: The Life of Jakab Harsanyi Nagy (History of Oriental Studies) PDF

In "A Seventeenth-Century Odyssey" Gabor Karman reconstructs the lifestyles tale of a lesser-known Hungarian orientalist, Jakab Harsanyi Nagy. The dialogue of his actions as a faculty instructor in Transylvania, as a diplomat and interpreter on the chic Porte, as a secretary of a Moldavian voivode in exile, in addition to a courtroom councillor of Friedrich Wilhelm, the nice Elector of Brandenburg not just sheds mild upon the terribly flexible profession of this person, but in addition at the number of circles within which he lived. Gabor Karman additionally supplies the 1st old research of Harsanyi s contribution to Turkish reviews, the "Colloquia Familiaria Turcico-latina" (1672)."

Show description

Read Online or Download A Seventeenth-Century Odyssey in East Central Europe: The Life of Jakab Harsanyi Nagy (History of Oriental Studies) PDF

Similar Turkey books

Turkey: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Turkey occupies a strategic place in modern international: the one predominantly Muslim kingdom to be a member of NATO and an best friend of Israel, it straddles either Europe and Asia. Turkey is the hyperlink among Islam and Western democracy, among Europe and the center East. during this concise creation, Andrew Finkel, who has spent two decades in Turkey writing in regards to the kingdom for guides resembling The Economist and Time journal, unravels Turkey's complexities.

Democracy in Turkey: The Impact of EU Political Conditionality (Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics)

This publication examines the effect of eu political conditionality at the means of democratization in Turkey over a twenty 12 months interval. utilising theoretical and conceptual ways to the difficulty of european conditionality, the writer compares the case of Turkey to that of alternative eu international locations. Arguing that Turkey grew to become liable to the eu conditionality whilst it utilized for club in 1987, he indicates how the political reforms demanded of Turkey weren't totally conducted because the european had no longer in essence accredited Turkey as an legit candidate in this interval.

The History of the Seljuq State: A Translation with Commentary of the Akhbar al-dawla al-saljuqiyya (Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey)

The Akhbar al-dawla al-saljuqiyya is among the key fundamental records at the historical past of Western Persia and Iraq within the eleventh and twelfth centuries. This publication presents an obtainable English translation and observation at the textual content, making to be had to a brand new readership this significant paintings at the pre-modern historical past of the center East and the Turkish peoples.

In Search of the Trojan War (Plume)

For hundreds of thousands of years we've been enthralled via stories of Troy and its heroes. Achilles and Hector, Paris and the famed attractiveness Helen stay the most enduring figures in paintings and literature. yet did those significant characters rather stroll the earth? used to be there ever an exact siege of Troy? during this new, largely revised variation Michael wooden takes account of the newest dramatic advancements within the look for Troy.

Extra resources for A Seventeenth-Century Odyssey in East Central Europe: The Life of Jakab Harsanyi Nagy (History of Oriental Studies)

Show sample text content

Rated 5.00 of 5 – based on 31 votes