MAIASK. 2018. No. 10

A.G. Emanov (Tyumen, Russia)



DOI: 10.24411/2219-8857-2018-00013


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This article makes a comparative analyses of the Caffa's description in the manuscripts of Hans Schiltbergers essay and incunabula. Here were reviewed the Heidelbergs, Badens, and Munichs manuscripts from the late 15th century, and also three Augsburgs editions from 14761477, 1480, and 1486 years. The author proposed the discrepancies, post adjustment, have established priorities of first incunabula in relation to manuscripts, directly ascent to not preserved autograph. Here specify also Caffas status as the capital of the Black Sea, which recorded Schiltberger, also urban microstructure, in particular, allocating the grain of the city (urbs, castrum), surrounded by the castls wall, four burgs (burgus), separated by the second fortresss wall, and the suburb (antiburgus). Here define six religious communities in Caffa, which were highlighted by Bavarian observer. Was critically examined quantified data of Schiltberger about Caffa.


Key words: Caffa, Crimea, 14th 15th centuries, Hans Schiltberger, Heidelbergs manuscript, Badens manuscript, Munich manuscript, Incunabula, Augsburgs typography, Anton Sorg, urbs, burgus, antiburgus, religious communities.


Received November 01, 2018
Accepted for publication November 30, 2018


About the author:

Emanov Aleksandr Georgievich (Tyumen, Russia). Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor, Head of the department of Archeology, Ancient and Middle Ages history, Tyumen State University