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...The Arcadian Library, from its very inception, has always been more than a private collection. Its acquisition policy has always been secondary to its ethical mission—to facilitate peaceful dialogue between East and West. In a tense age...
...Lady Hester Stanhope, who arrived in Istanbul in 1810, perpetuated the tradition of the well-connected, pre-Victorian, aristocratic traveller, elevating the role to new levels of eccentricity. Stanhope’s unconventional life has been...
...A very rare letter on the situation of the Allied and the Turkish fleets in summer 1572, dated 12 August, from the island of Cerigo (Kythira) - at the end of the letter 'De Cirigo le douzieme jour d'Aoust, 1572.'. Göllner emphasises...
...A copy of a letter written by Captain Alfonso to the Venetian Fleet deployed in the Canale di Curzola (Korčulanski kanal in Croatian) on the Dalmatian coast, dated November 27, 1617....
...Rare account of a diplomatic mission to the Ottoman court in 1622 led by the diplomat and politician Krzysztof Zbaraski, with a dedication to the Prince of Wisnicz and Zbaraz. Zbaraz in Galizien was part of the Kingdom of Poland...
...Purportedly an account of the damage suffered in Constantinople following the Lisbon earthquake of 1 November 1755, and then of a subsequent earthquake, which struck Constantinople the year after on 26 November at 11.45 in the morning....
...A long, informative letter to Sir Joseph Banks offering her expertise on Bedouin lifestyle gained from her notorious expedition into the desert with a tribe of Bedouin Arabs in January 1813, and detailing her experiences on this trip....
...Louis Dumay wrote a number of historical works as well as this book on Hungary, including 'L'Estat de l'Empire, ou Abbrégé do Droict Public d'Allemagne' (1660), translated into English in 1676. Dumay also wrote a funeral elegy for Eberhard...