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Document 8 (2 July 1507) The Donation Yarlıq Sent By Khan Mengli Giray To King Sigismund

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Alexandre Bennigsen, an emigrant from Russia, initiated the edition of documents from the Topkapi Palace Archives regarding the Crimean Khanate. This chapter presents Document 8 that provides a translation of the letter from the Tatar khan Mengli Giray to the lords of the Council and all the Ruthenian people concerning Kiev and other castles. The document states that the yarliq under the golden nişan and under the red stamp has been given accordingly on the 21st day of the prosperous month of Safer, 913 years after the death of the Prophet, on Friday.

Keywords: Alexandre Bennigsen; Tatar khan Mengli Giray; Topkapi Palace Archives; yarliq



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