[1864 EDITION OF NAIMA HISTORY] Tarih-î Naima. Ravzatü'l-hüseyin fî hûlâsat-i ahbâri'l-hafikayn. [Naima's Ottoman history / Framed Edition]. 3 volumes of 6 [Including 1, 3, amd 4th volumes).
GIRIDÎ MUSTAFA NAIMA, (1655-1716).
Matbaa-i Âmire., Ist., [AH 1280] = 1864 AD.
Decorative black leather bdg. Raised bands. First volume's front board repaired to spine. Chippings bottom on bindings. The index has some markings by red pencil. Roy. 8vo. (24 x 17 cm). In Ottoman script. 3 volumes of 6 (1, 3, and 4th volumes): (,, , 442 p.; , 435 p.; , 459 p.). Naima's history of the Ottoman Empire. Mustafa Naima, (born 1655, Aleppo, Syria-died 1716, Patras, Morea), Turkish historian who wrote a history, Tarih, of the period 1591-1659. Naima went at an early age to Constantinople, where he entered palace service and held various offices. Protected and encouraged by Hüseyin Pasha, the grand vizier, he was appointed an official chronicler (1709). His Tarih ("History"; Annals of the Turkish Empire from 1591-1659 of the Christian Era, 1832) is a compilation from the work of his predecessors (Sharihülmenarzade, whose work is lost; Kâtip Çelebi; Hasanbeyzade; and others), together with his own comments. The Tarih was first published in two volumes (1730) and later in six (1884). (Source: Britannica). History of Naima was one of the most important written sources enrolled in the period named the beginning of the end of Empire. Master Mustafa Naima was a statesman and a historian who had a chance to investigate his own era and a previous era. He was known as a first historian of a state because of the duty given to him he couldn't have an opportunity to transmit his own period -except a short chapter- in the events, he told strictly depended on chronology by effects of the era he lived. Hegira: 1280 = Gregorian: 1864. Özege 15087.