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Fath-namah by the Ottoman Sultan Murad II

Date Jumada II 848 / 15.9.1444 - 13.10.1444
Content Sultan Murad II reports his victory against the unbelievers (battle of Varna) to an anonymous ruler.
Type fath-namah
Category Letters and Correspondence
Script shikastah-nasta'liq
Archive Topkapı Sarayı Müzesi Arşivi (İstanbul)
Publication Fekete, Lajos, and György Hazai, eds. Einführung in die persische Paläographie: 101 Dokumente. Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1977. 89-101, Tafel 13-17
Keywords military | Ottoman Empire
Individuals Murad II, Sultan
Places Varna
Notes The document is incomplete because the glue which held the several paperstrips together was getting loose with time, therefore, the first and last strips are missing.
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