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Embassy of Ferdinand I, Emperor of Germany, to the court of Sulaiman I, Sultan of the Turks. (Constantinople: 1530)
Described in
Itinerarium Wegraysz Kün. May. potschafft/ gen Constantinopel/ zudem Türckischen keiser Soleyman. Anno xxx. (, 1531)
  Page 001  
  Title_vignette Ferdinand I's ambassadors kneeling in front of Sulaiman.
Title_page
  Page 002  
  Preface
  Page 005  
  Journey The journey begins at Neustatten in August.
  Page 008  
  Meeting The first encounter with the representatives of Sulaiman, a delegation of five men.
  Page 009  
  Illustration "Alda rinnen die Klapp vnd Krupp zusamen"
  Page 010  
  Banquet Given by the Turk Merussia at castle Camergrad.
  Page 011  
  Illustration Camergrad
  Page 013  
  Illustration Klutsch
  Page 014  
  Meeting With Murat Vainoda and his company of three thousand men.
  Page 016  
  Illustration The castle of Gosel(?).
  Page 019  
  Meeting At the village of Glauogedin with the Turkish Wascha.
Illustration Janasta (?)
  Page 027  
  Illustration The castle of Vischgrad
  Page 031  
  Illustration The castle of Suetzay
  Page 047  
  Meeting They are met by delegates of the Turkish emperor who accompany them to Constantinople.
  Page 048  
  Illustration Kernasoria (?). A street scene showing 2 figures in Turkish dress.
  Page 051  
  Reception They are received by the Imbrian Wascha (?) at his palace and talk with him for three hours.
  Page 053  
  Reception They are received by the Emperor at his palace. On their arrival they are met by a company of about 3000 men, lavishly dressed and with horses, elephants, lions and leopards..
  Page 055  
  Reception Ferdinand I is received by the Emperor, and kneels at this throne.
Illustration The woodcut from the titlepage, showing Ferdinand kneeling at the throne of Sulaiman.
  Page 057  
  Banquet Where they eat at a silver table.
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Festival details

Festival:
Embassy of Ferdinand I, Emperor of Germany, to the court of Sulaiman I, Sultan of the Turks.

Date:
1530

City:
Constantinople

Participants:
Ferdinand I (1503-1564), King of Bohemia and Hungary, King of the Romans
Suleiman (Süleyman) II ('the Magnificent') (1494-1566), Ottoman Sultan

Notes:
This is a detailed account of the journey of Ferdinand I to Constantinople, including encounters with Christian communities under Turkish rule.
Book details

Title:
Itinerarium Wegraysz Kün. May. potschafft/ gen Constantinopel/ zudem Türckischen keiser Soleyman. Anno xxx.

Published:
, 1531

Shelfmark:
1312.c.24

Format:
[64] pp. 4º 9 woodcuts
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