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Empress of the east

Leslie P. Peirce

Empress of the east

how a European slave girl became queen of the Ottoman Empire

by Leslie P. Peirce

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mistresses,
  • Kings and rulers,
  • Ukrainians,
  • Marriage,
  • Slaves,
  • Queens,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLeslie Peirce
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDR509.H87 P47 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination359 pages
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26931921M
    ISBN 100465032516
    ISBN 109780465032518
    LC Control Number2017003912
    OCLC/WorldCa968771200

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Each Sultan would take dozens of these Russian girls as slaves Empress of the east book then would have one task, one duty: raise the next prince for the Empire/5. In Empress of the East, historian Leslie Peirce tells the remarkable story of a Christian slave girl, Roxelana, who was abducted by slave traders from her Ruthenian homeland and brought to the harem of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent in an became besotted with her and foreswore all other concubines.

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By Leslie Peirce. Basic Books, $32, pages. In Empress of the East, historian Leslie Peirce tells the remarkable story of a Christian slave girl, Roxelana, who was abducted by slave traders from her Ruthenian homeland and brought to the harem of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent in an became besotted with her and foreswore all other concubines.

Then, in an unprecedented step, he freed her and married her. "Leslie Peirce is uniquely qualified to tell the story of one of the greatest royal love affairs in world history. In her earlier, ground-breaking book, Peirce demystified the Ottoman harem. In Empress of the East, she demonstrates the same careful attention to primary sources, refusing to romanticise what we cannot know.5/5(2).

In Empress of the East, historian Leslie Peirce tells the remarkable story of a Christian slave girl, Roxelana, who was abducted by slave traders from her Ruthenian homeland and brought to the harem of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent in Istanbul.

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She was captured by slavers around age 12 and taken to the Ottoman court.