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1591 Letter in Greek on Turkish Prisoners
1591. [MOREA] [OTTOMAN] [GREEK] [TURKISH PRISONERS] Entire Letter writen from Chlonmontsi, to "Lord David di Bembo, Lord of Cephelonia" acknowledging receipt of nine Turkish Prisoners (who are listed) sent by the Lord of Cephalonia to "our Lord Bairakbasha, Governor of the Morea". A very interesting and early letter during the period that Morea was under Ottoman rule, expressing gratitude for the lenient treatment of Turkish prisoners. Surviving Ottoman letters in Greek are extremely rare. in commerce. A full translation and transcription is included.
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