Turkey Book Talk

Giancarlo Casale on Osman of Timişoara, Ottoman captive in 17th century Europe

September 28, 2021

Giancarlo Casale on “Prisoner of the Infidels: The Memoir of an Ottoman Muslim in 17th Century Europe” (UC Press). Casale edited and translated the book, the first English-language edition of Osman of Timişoara's fascinating memoir describing his years as prisoner and slave in the Habsburg Empire from 1688 to 1699.

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