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Pečewī
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, Ibrāhīm (982-ca. 1060/1574-ca. 1649-50), Ottoman historian.

Pečewī was born in 982/1574 in Pécs in southwestern Hungary, whence his epithet Pečewī (or, alternatively, Pečuylu, from the Croatian ). His family had a long tradition of Ottoman military service. Both his great-grandfather Ḳara Dāwūd and his grandfather D̲j̲aʿfer Beg served as alay begi in Bosnia; his father (name unknown) took part in campaigns in Bosnia, and in ʿlrāḳ during the 1530s (Pečewī, Taʾrīk̲h̲ , i, 87, 102-6, 436-7, ii, 433). Pečewī’s mother was a member of the Ṣoḳollu [q.v.] family. At the age of 14, after…

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Babinger, Fr. and Woodhead, Christine, “Pečewī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 16 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_6108>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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