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Ed. Donald MASON

ENGINEER AND OBSERVER: THE JOURNALS OF JOSEPH GABRIEL MONNIER DE COURTOIS

Ed. Donald MASON

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Isbn: 978-975-428-703-5
Other: 2023 208 p.

Maps and illustrations. Introduction: . Monnier’s background • The Ottoman context • Comparison of Monnier’s journal with that of Lafitte-Clavé • Maps • Illustrations • Treatment of the text • Modernization • Capitalization • Spelling • Punctuation • Rendering of Ottoman words • Obscurities • Footnotes • Index. First assignment to Constantinople, 1784-1788. 1784. Voyage de Marseille à ConstantinopleSéjour à Constantinople. 1785. 1786. Retour en France par voie de terre. Récapitulation pour les distances. Dépense. Observations générales sur les pays parcourrus. 1787. Deuxième voyage de Marseille à Constantinople. Deuxième séjour à Constantinople136. 1788. Retour en France par mer. . Second assignment to Constantinople, 1793-1797. 1794. 1795. 1796. 1797. Afterword. Appendix 1. Liste et explication des charges et emplois de l’empire    ottoman et autre particularités. Appendix 2. Légations et commerce des Francs établis à Constantinople. Appendix 3. Noms Turcs avec leur traduction en français. Appendix 4. Consulats de France en Barbarie et en Levant. Appendix 5. Weights and measures, and money. Appendix 6. Glossary of fortification terms. Index. Maps and illustrationsFigure 1. Monnier's voyage from Marseille to Djerba. Figure 2. Burj al-Rus, the Tower of Skulls at Djerba. Figure 3. Monnier's voyage in the Aegean and to Constantinople. Figure 4. The Palais de France at Tarabya. Figure 5. The environs of Constantinople. Figure 6. Vue générale de Constantinople, prise du chemin de Buyuk Déré  . Figure 7. Monnier's trips to Karaburun and Fanaraky. Figure 8. Monnier's trip to Riva Kalesi. Figure 9. Büyük Dere looking across the Bosphorus to the château des Génois (Yoros Kalesi) and, above it, the mont du Géant (Yuşa Tepesi). Figure 10. Central Constantinople and Pera. Figure 11. At Meydan, place de l’Hippodrome. Figure 12. The Arsenal of Constantinople. Figure 13. View from the garden of the Palais de France . Figure 14. Lafitte-Clavé’s map of the northern end of the Bosphorus. Figure 15. The sultan’s palace at Beşiktaş. Figure 16. The sultan's procession to the Sultan Ahmed mosque on the festival of Baïram. Figure 17. View of Constantinople from mount Bulgurlu. Figure 18. Monnier’s route in 1786: from Istanbul to Vienna. Figure 19. The road over the Balkan Mountain. Figure 20. The Lazaret. Figure 21. Sibiu, 1783 . Figure 22. The fortress of Timişoara in 1740. Figure 23. Pest and Buda, 1781. Figure 24. Vienna, 1683. Figure 25. Monnier’s route in 1786: from Vienna to Paris. Figure 26. Braunau am Inn, eighteenth century. Figure 27. Smyrna, 1826. Figure 28. “Ioucha Tabié, Téli Tallian et les deux Kavaks”. Figure 29. Monnier’s trips in 1794. Figure 30. Bend in the forest of Bellegrade. Figure 31. La Lutine, sister ship to l’Alceste.

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