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Vol 9 81— He was part of the embassy of Qara Mehmed Pasha to the court of Vienna in the capacity of muezzin and was sent twice to Tabriz to teavels negotiations with the Safavid governor.

The Armenians are sellers of pressed mat pastirma and wealthy merchants. Journal of Palestine Studies. Evliya celebi book of travels 4 —; Part 2: He was also a military man and something of a diplomat.

Evliyā Çelebi’s Book of Travels

Views Read Edit View history. The account of his years in Egypt are full of fascinating information, from snake-charmers and their trade, to crocodiles even sex with themprostitutes, pyramids, fellahin wedding ceremonies and female circumcision.

The Jewish boys are male prostitutes — there ce,ebi no more despised group of catamites than they. Austria, the Crimea, and the Caucasus for the second time ; 8.

Vol 8 — His occupations included working as an Imam, a muezzin, a courier, and a raconteur. Istanbul and surrounding areas ; 2.

A man who had evliya celebi book of travels seen this market, had not seen anything in this world. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

He wrote that the name Mostar means “bridge-keeper”, in reference to the town’s celebrated bridge28 meters long and 20 meters high.

Crimea and Crimean Tatars. The inhabitants are mostly sailors, merchants, craftsmen and artisans like joiners and caulkers.

Evliya Çelebi – Wikipedia

Evliya is noted for having collected specimens [ clarification needed ] of the languages in each region he traveled in. The Austrians are given short shrift for their lack evliya celebi book of travels skill in shooting muskets and their insistence on washing their faces in the morning with urine. The collected notes of his travels form a ten-volume work called the Seyahatname “Travelogue”.

The chronicle begins close to home, with a depiction of his own city Istanbul with an incredibly detailed description of the Sultan Suleyman Mosque. Revenues from this oil trade are delivered annually directly to the Safavid Shah.

Evliya Çelebi

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. The Case of Kosovo”. Eastern Anatolia, Iraq, and Iran ; 5.

From Wikipedia, the evpiya encyclopedia. Merchants wade into these pools and collect the oil in ladles and fill goatskins with it, these oil merchants then sell them in different regions.

The longest single English translation was published in by Joseph von Hammer-Purgstallan Austrian orientalist: By Lev MyshkinSeptember 15, Retrieved from ” https: Gotthard, leaving an extremely detailed report.

Though employed as clergy and entertainer to evliya celebi book of travels Ottoman grandees, Evliya refused employment that would keep him from travelling. A new translation has revived interest trsvels this remarkable man.

Vol 6 84—97; Part 5: This page was last edited on 24 Traavelsat