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The Turkish Letters S- The main topic of this document is the struggles, bravery, and discipline that the Turkish soldiers, Janissaries, experienced throughout their training and fights. O- During the time of The Turkish Letters, Busbecq had been visiting the Buda and becoming acquainted with the Janissaries. The document was written in the years 1555-1562 in Turkey. A- The Turkish Letters were written to a fellow Habsburg diplomat. P- This document was written to provide important foreign accounts of the Ottoman state. P- The speaker believes that the Janissaries’ patience, self-denial and thrift of the Turkish soldier are the reasons that enable them to face the most trying circumstances and come safely out of the dangers that surround him. He believes that because we met them and knows what the experience on a daily basis. S- The person writing this document is Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq. Busbecq, a Fleming, was the ambassador of the Holy Roman Emperor at the Sublime Porte (the Turkish Sultan's court in Constantinople) from 1555-62.
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