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An Early Ottoman History. The Oxford Anonymous Chronicle. Bodleian Library, Ms March 313. (Translated Texts for Byzantinists Volume 5). Historical-introduction, translation and commentary by Dimitri J. Kastritsis. pp. xiv, 253. Liverpool, Liverpool University Press, 2017.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  09 May 2018

Kate Fleet*
The Skilliter Centre for Ottoman Studies,


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1 Kastritsis, Dimitri, The Tales of Sultan Mehmed, Son of Bayezid Khan: Annotated English Translation, Turkish Edition, and Facsimiles of the Relevant Folia of Bodleian Marsh 313 and Neşri Codex Menzel (Sources of Oriental Languages and Literatures 78) (Cambridge, MA, 2007)Google Scholar.

2 Yücel, Y. and H. E. Cengiz, “Rûhi Târîhi”, Belgeler, 14/18 (1989-92), pp. 359-472. In the beginning of their work Yücel and Cengiz note that the text they were using was the Oxford copy, one of the five known copies of Ruhi's History, p. 359.

3 Ménage, V. L., Neshrī’s History of the Ottomans. The Sources and Development of the Text (London, 1964)Google Scholar.

4 Kafadar, Cemal, Between Two Worlds: the Construction of the Ottoman State (Berkeley : University of California Press, 1996), p. 97Google Scholar.

5 Mengüç, Murat Cem, “A Study of Fifteenth-Century Ottoman Historiography”, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Cambridge, 2008, pp. 56-8.