Historiography of Ottoman Europe

Διήγησις τοῦ νησίου τῆς Κρήτης

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Translated Title
Narration on the island of Crete (English)
Persons
Anonymous
Author
Matthaios of Chios
Translator
Constantin Brâncoveanu
Patron
Vyzantios, Michael
Editor
Publication Type
Manuscript
Language
Modern Greek
Place
N.N.
Date
1704
Description
Short historical account of the war of Candia (1645-1669), written from an Ottoman point of view. The manuscript also includes a “History from the beginning of the Turkish emperors”. It was finished by Matthaios of Chios in August 1704, by orders of the Wallachian Prince Constantin Brâncoveanu († 1716); Michael Vyzantios “edited” the text.
Library
  • Biblioteca Academiei Române | ms. gr. 970, ff. 70v-77
Other Literature
Secondary Literature
Keywords
War of Candia , “History from the Beginning of the Turkish Emperors” , Matthaios of Chios , Constantin Brâncoveanu († 1716) , Michael Vyzantios
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