Religio-Political Situation in the Ottoman Empire between the 18th and the 19th Centuries in the “Note of Constantinople News and Divulgations”

Taras Kobishanov


Full Text:



In the end of the 18th century Europe received information on events from the other side of the Mediterranean from three sources: travelersʼ memoirs, official data from official Ottoman sources and information from European negotiants. “Note of Constantinople News and Divulgations” is very important against this background. This is the bimonthly chronicle of important events of Ottoman Empire and its capital. The Russian embassy in Istanbul composed for several decades.


Ottoman Empire; information from Russian diplomats; staff report; Russian embassy in Istanbul


АВПРИ — Архив внешней политики Российской империи.

Volney, 1998 — Volney. Voyage en Syrie et en Egypte. 3e édition, 1799. OEuvres. Tome troisième. P., 1998.

Zürher, 2004 — Zürher E. J. Turkey: a Modern History. N.Y., 2004.