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1686 1ed English Siege of BUDA Budapest Ottoman Muslim Turks Jews War Hungary
London : Printed for Robert Clavell, 1686. - 1686 1ed English Siege of BUDA Budapest Ottoman Muslim Turks Jews War Hungary A rare first-hand account of the Holy League’s siege of the Ottoman Empire capital city of Buda. This siege, organized by Pope Innocent XI during the Great Turkish War. The Battle of Buda in 1686, which followed the Battle of Vienna, was the downfall of the Buda (modern day Budapest). This siege was the start of a massacre of Jews and Muslims in the Middle East. Jews and Turks alike fought together during the Turkish War, but the Christian imperial troops killed thousands of Turks and Jews when the Reformed Hungarian Protestants wanted a complete eradication of Jews from Hungary. One Protestant account from the events says: “Not even the babies in their mother's wombs were spared. All were sent to their deaths. I was quite horrified by what was done here. Men were far more cruel to each other than wild beasts.” (Johann Dietz). This book provides military tactics used during the Great Turkish War, siege plans, approaches to enemy territory, descriptions of 17th-century Budapest, This first English edition was taken and translated from an anonymous French account. Item number: #1419 Price: $1250 Anonymous An historical description of the glorious conquest of the city of Buda : the capital city of the kingdom of Hungary, by the victorious arms of the thrice illustrious and invincible Emperor Leopold I. Under the conduct of His Most Serene Highness, the Duke of Lorraine, and the Elector of Bavaria. London : Printed for Robert Clavell, 1686. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [4], 68 • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • References: Wing H 2102; Arber's Term cat. II 176; • Language: English • Size: ~8in X 6in (20cm x 15cm) • Exceedingly rare with no other example for sale worldwide Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 1419 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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