2020. no 1. Refat Abduzhemilev
Remmal Khoja. Chronicle «Tarikh-i Sahib Geray Khan» («History about Sahib Geray Khan»). Part 5. The end
(Sh. Marjani Institute of History of Tatarstan Academy of Sciences;
SBEEHE RC «F. Yakubov Crimean Engineering and Pedagogical University»)
To the attention of the readers is offered the translation into Russian of the final fragments from the chronicle «Tarikh-i Sahib Geray Khan» (XVI c.). The chronicle’s author was a prominent scholar, a court astrologer at the court of Sahib Geray Khan, Kaysuni-zade Mehmed Nidai, known under the pen-name Remmal Hoja.
Along with the factual component of the chronicle, the artistic specifics are also important. In comparison with the other works of historiography orientation, this work most clearly demonstrates the power of an artistic word, its aesthetic potential. The work is written in panegyric form, the author praises the heroic deeds during the Khanate of Sahib Geray. The traditions of Ottoman historiography are also revealed in the chronicle.
The translation was made from the Turkish edition of «Tarih-i Sahib Geray Han (“Histoire de Sahib Giray, Khan de Crimee de 1532 a 1551”, Ankara, 1973) ». The author of the translation tries to correlate the content of the translation with the content of the original, to convey the artistic embodiment of historical events, to preserve the style of the work, to preserve the realities of Khan’s era language, if possible. The text will be useful for specialist in the history and the literature of the Crimean Khanate.
Keywords: Chronicle, Crimean Khanate, Sahib Geray, Remmal Hoja, Crimean Tatar literature.
For citacion: Abduzhemilev R. R. Remmal Khoja. Chronicle «Tarikh-i Sahib Geray Khan» («History about Sahib Geray Khan»). Part 5. The end. Krymskoe istoricheskoe obozrenie=Crimean Historical Riview. 2020, no. 1, pp. 211–224.DOI: 10.22378/kio.2020.1.211-224
About the author and translator: Abduzhemilev Refat Rustem ogly – Cand. Sci (Philology), senior researcher of the Crimean Scientific Center of the Sh. Marjani Institute of History of Tatarstan Academy of Sciences (420111, Kazan, Baturin St., 7A, Russian Federation); senior researcher of the Research Institute of the Crimean Tatar philology, history and culture of ethnic groups of the Crimea in SBEEHE RC «F. Yakubov Crimean Engineering and Pedagogical University» (295015, Uchebnyy lane, 8, Simferopol, Crimea, Russian Federation); email@example.com