New Publication - Ottoman Inscriptions in Northern Black Sea Countries by Mehmet Tütüncü

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Tütüncü, Mehmet. Karadeniz kuzeyinde osmanli kitabeleri : Ukrayna, Moldova, Rusya,Gürcistan, Litvanya. [Ottoman Inscriptıons in Northern Black Sea Countries] Heemstede : SOTA, <2020>. 300 pages; 24 cm (Corpus of Turkish Islamic inscriptions; Nr. 19). (paperback)

ISBN: 978-90-6921-023-0


19th volume of Corpus of Turkish Islamic Inscriptions series is devoted to the Inscriptions along the Northern part of Black Sea Regions. These include Ukrainian territories (excluding Crimea, because abundance of Crimean Inscriptions needs a separate volume) Russia, Georgia, Moldavia and also two inscription from Lithuania.


There are 86 Inscriptions in this volume. Ukraine is the richest with 64 Inscriptions, then follows Moldova with 12 inscriptions and hereafter comes Russia with 5, Georgia with 4 and Lithuania with 2 inscriptions.


As distribution to the cities Hotin (7), Kamanetsk (1), Izmail (10), Kiliya (4), Özi (Ocahakov) (4), Akkerman (5), Odessa (19), Herson (11), Gazikermen (2) ve Strizavka (1) cities in Ukraine.


From Russia Temruk (2), Anapa (2), Soğucak (1) and Georgia Sohumkale (2) ve Faş (2);

Moldova's main Ottoman city Of Bender has 12 inscriptions.


All inscriptions are deciphered and commented on in their historical and cultural framework and aspects.




165x240 cm, softcover. 


Language: Turkish with Russian Long abstract at the end.

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