Onward to Amasia

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West

Published in print August 2009 | ISBN: 9780198063117
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080199 | DOI:
Onward to Amasia

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The author leaves Constantinople and presents an account of his journey. He describes the history of the city of Amasia, the gold and silver mines in its neighbourhood, Sewas (or Sebaste), the inhabitants of Hussen Buddery, the Euphrates, a salt-water lake, Diarbekir, Mardine, and Nisibes.

Keywords: Constantinople; Amasia; gold and silver mines; Sewas; Hussen Buddery; Euphrates; salt-water lake; Diarbekir; Mardine; Nisibes

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