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Hester D. Jenkins
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Ibrahim Pasha: Grand Vizir of Suleiman the Magnificent

2.83  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
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Published January 1st 1970 by AMS Press
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Fusun Dulger charles
Apr 08, 2014 Fusun Dulger charles rated it did not like it
Very disappointing. I had expected a 500 pages book as his life is so extraordinary. Very small book, only 119 pages, talks a lot of his battles and diplomacy not at all about his private life which in itself is fascinating.
I also picked some Historical mistakes. The author claims that Ibrahim Pasha was an eunuch yet he fathered a daughter, Huricihan who would marry one of the heirs to the throne of Sultan Suleyman, Beyazit.
Another mistake, Mr. Jenkins claims that Ibrahim Pasha and many Christia
Mansoor Azam
Dec 24, 2013 Mansoor Azam rated it did not like it
It is a very brief historical account of the times of grand Vazir. rather than an in depth analysis and research of the times it casts a cursory glance. more importantly it doesn't take events in a chronological way rather divides the times between three brief parts of grand vazir as administrator, Military man and diplomat and finally wraps it up in a quick ending about the events surrounding his downfall.
Leaves too much in and around the life of the man moreover one often wonders if the autho
Apr 05, 2013 Baldrick rated it it was ok
A Greek vizier in the court of Suleiman the magnificent.
His childhood friendship with the future sultan, his rise to prominence because of this special realtion. The intrigues in the court of Istanbul which cost his life. All the above with some addition of historical narration to familiarize the readers who don't know much about this era.
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