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Author Topic: Ukrainian Cossack letter to the Turkish Sultan  (Read 1330 times) Average Rating: 0
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« on: March 22, 2004, 03:48:12 PM »

This is a riot...


http://www.infoukes.com/history/cossack_letter/figure02.gif
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« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2004, 04:11:02 PM »

That was one for the "olde harde drive" ! Now I know where all my disk space is going...

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Those who ignore history tend to repeat it.


« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2004, 04:16:41 PM »

[This is a riot...]

Sure is.  When did the Ukrainian Cossacks start signing their names in English?

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« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2004, 04:23:24 PM »

[This is a riot...]

Sure is.  When did the Ukrainian Cossacks start signing their names in English?

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Should have mentioned it's a translation  Wink
Here it is in Ukrainian... This letter was written sometime in the mid  17th century.

http://www.infoukes.com/history/cossack_letter/figure03.gif
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