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The Generall Historie of the Turkes

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The Generall Historie of the Turkes

By Richard Knolles


RICHARD KNOLLES (1545-1610) must be counted amongst the major historians of the English language. His “Generall Historie of the Turkes” was the first significant history of the Ottoman Empire in English. It was a highly important source for Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’ and was largely respo…

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