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Satarov A. A. The Role of Salman Reis in the Ottoman Conquests in the Red Sea Area. Izvestiya of Saratov University. History. International Relations, 2020, vol. 20, iss. 2, pp. 195-198. DOI: 10.18500/1819-4907-2020-20-2-195-198

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The Role of Salman Reis in the Ottoman Conquests in the Red Sea Area

Satarov Andrei A., Saint Petersburg State University

The article is devoted to the Ottoman naval commander Salman Reis who took part in several expeditions of the Mamluk Sultanate against Portugal. It is shown that in 1525, after an inspection of the fleet in Jeddah, he prepared a report on the political and economic situation in the Red Sea area and the Indian ocean. The Ottoman authorities used this report as a program for the expansion of the Empire in the region.


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