Evliyā Çelebī, the famous Ottoman traveler of the seventeenth century, visited many countries under the sovereignity of the Ottoman Empire in Europe, Asia and Africa, including the Mecca and Medina. This book offers a critical edition of the section from Evliyā's Travels about Medina. It includes first-hand information on the administrative, historical, cultural, traditional and etymological structure of the city, and on everyday life in Medina during the seventeenth century. Evliyā Çelebī provides the readers with valuable information not only on the city itself, but also on its environs. This book offers a transliteration of the relevant passages on the basis of several Ottoman manuscripts, as well as an English translation made by Robert Dankoff.
Evliyā Çelebī in Medina
The Relevant Sections of the Seyāhatnāme
Edited with commentary and introduction by Nurettin Gemici. Translation of the Ottoman Turkish text by Robert Dankoff.
Edited with an Introduction, Translation and Annotations by Hakan T. Karateke, University of Chicago
Evliyā Çelebī’s Journey from Bursa to the Dardanelles and Edirne is an edition and translation of the relevant section from Evliyā’s Book of Travels detailing the 29-day journey he undertook in the autumn of 1659 from Bursa to Edirne via the Dardanelles strait.
Edited with translation, commentary and introduction by Robert Dankoff and Robert Elsie
This volume includes a critical edition and annotated translation of Evliya Çelebi's descriptions of Albania and adjacent regions, extracted from his Seyāhatnāme or Book of Travels. It is a source of major importance for our knowledge of the region in the seventeenth century.
Partial edition of the ten-volume Book of Travels (Seyāḥat-nāme
Korkut M. Buğday
Evliyā Çelebi describes his travels in Anatolia in the third volume of the Seyāḥatnāme, which is one of the most important narrative sources for the history of the Ottoman Empire in the 17th century. This edition provides a contribution to the growing investigation of Evliyā Çelebi's oeuvre.
Edited by R. Dankoff
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