MAIASP. 2019. No. 11

A.V. Bogatyrev (Tolyatti, Russia)

TROJAN WAR AND THE ASSYRIAN PEOPLE:

RARE DESIGNATION OF TURKISH-TATAR TROOPS IN PRAISE OF JAN III SOBIESKI

DOI: 10.24411/2713-2021-2019-00015 

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Glorifying the Military Exploits of the Newly Elected Polish King, the Authors of the Praise addressed to him, which was Later Translated into Russian, tied the Pole-defeated Detachments of the Infidel Turks and Crimean Tatars to People from the Territories of Assyria and Phrygia defeated by the Ancient Greeks. The Sources of this Assimilation are Revealed, Parallels with the Career of the New Polish Monarch are given, with Examples in Polish and Russian Literature showing the unusual comparison of Muslim Conquerors with Phrygian for the Works of the 17th Century Writers designations of Muslim Conquerors by Assyrians and Phrygians.

Key words: image of the people in literature, Turks, Tatars, Poles, Rzeczpospolita, 1674, apology of Jan III Sobieski and his family, V.M. Tyapkin.

Received December 1, 2019

Accepted for publication December 27, 2019

About the author:

Bogatyrev Arseniy Vladimirovich (Tolyatti, Russia). Candidate of Historical Sciences. Independent Researcher.

E-mail: sob1676@yandex.ru