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Published by Onufri Publishing House in Tirana, Albania .
Written in English


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StatementMarin Barleti ; translated and edited by David Hosaflook ; with the historical context by David Abulafia ; the original Albanian introduction by Aleks Buda ; "The war of Shkodra" by George Merula ; a panegyric to the Venetian senate by Marin Beçikemi and accounts of the siege from early Ottoman chronicles
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25425734M
ISBN 109995687771
ISBN 109789995687779

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  The book is enriching and it portrays a frightening period,the Otoman Empire, its wars and conquests. Albania's was the last castle that held its ground for 15 years. Hosaflook's translation is so accurate in that it has captured the true meaning of the siege of Shkodra, the Albanians' spirit and desire for survival/5(24).   ‎"A gripping eyewitness account of the Albanian resistance to the advance of the Ottomans into the heart of Europe. Their defense of Shkodra was as heroic and thrilling as the better-known siege of Malta Scholarly and highly readable." (—ROGER CROWLEY, best-selling author of Mediterranean narrative 5/5(1). This is the first-ever English translation of a book written in Latin in by Marinus Barletius (Marin Barleti), an Albanian who took part in the defense of Scutari and later emigrated to Venice became a Catholic priest. FROM THE BACK COVER: The.   David Hosaflook, the book’s translator presented the book at the Albanian Embassy with a colourful presentation. Last night, the Albanian Embassy in London hosted launch of “The Siege of Shkodra”, the English version of a book written in Latin in by Marin Barleti, a native Shkodran who fought in the conflict and later became a priest.

The Siege of Shkodra-Marin Barleti The Siege of Shkodra is a book written by a Shkodran priest, Marin Barleti (also known as Marinus Barletius), about the Ottoman siege of Shkodra in , led personally by Mehmed II, and about the joint resistance of the Albanians and the. Shkodër or Shkodra (UK: / ˈ ʃ k ə ʊ d ə r / SHKO-der, Albanian pronunciation: [ˈʃkɔdəɾ] or [ˈʃkɔdɾa]), historically known as Scodra or Scutari, is the fifth most populous city of the Republic of Albania and the capital of the eponymous municipality and is one of the most ancient cities in the Balkans and exerts strong cultural, economic and religious influences in. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Siege of Shkodra: Albania's Courageous Stand Against Ottoman Conquest by Marin Barleti (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! The Siege of Shkodra is a book written by a Shkodran priest, Marin Barleti (also known as Marinus Barletius), about the Ottoman siege of Shkodra in , led personally by Mehmed II, and about the joint resistance of the Albanians and the Venetians. The book also discusses the Ottoman siege of.

The Siege of Shkodra is a book written by a Shkodran priest, Marin Barleti (also known as Marinus Barletius), about the Ottoman siege of Shkodra in , led personally by Mehmed II, and about the joint resistance of the Albanians and the Venetians. The book also discusses the Ottoman siege of Shkodra in The book was originally published in , in Latin, as De obsidione Scodrensi.5/5(1). "The Siege of Shkodra" is regarded as the first book of Albanian history by the first known Albanian author. It was written in Latin in and was finally translated into English in The work describes the –9 Ottoman siege of.   The Siege of Shkodra: Albania's Courageous Stand Against Ottoman Conquest, eBook: Barleti, Marin, Hosaflook, David: : Kindle Store/5(7). Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Albania and the Albanians in the Annual Reports of the British and Foreign Bible Society, – The Siege of Shkodra: Albania's Courageous Stand Against Ottoman Conquest, /5(12).