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Document 45 (February 1611) The ‘Ahdname (List Przymierny) Sent By Khan Djanibek Giray To King Sigismund III

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An emigrant from Russia Alexandre Bennigsen gathered an excellent team of scholars able to study Ottoman, Crimean, as well as Russian sources and initiated the edition of documents from the Topkapi Palace Archives regarding the Crimean Khanate. This chapter presents Document 45, which comprises the letter of agreement list przymierny sent by Khan Djanibek Giray to King Sigismund III. In the letter, Khan Djanibek Giray expresses his wish to be a friend of the Royal Majestys friend and an enemy to His enemy, so that the poor subjects may enjoy peace and joy, and pray to God for the Royal Majesty.

Keywords: Alexandre Bennigsen; Crimean Khanate; Khan Djanibek Giray; King Sigismund III; list przymierny; Topkapi Palace Archives



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