Orlin Sabev

Historian, Institute of Balkan Studies at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Among his publications:

  • İbrahim Müteferrika ya da İlk Osmanlı Matbaa Serüveni (1726-1746). Yeniden Değerlendirme. İstanbul: Yeditepe Yayınevi, 2006, 470 p. (in Turkish)
  • Spiritus Roberti: Shaping New Minds and Robert College in Late Ottoman Society (1863-1923). İstanbul: Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Yayınevi, 2014, 512 p. (in English)
  • Ottoman Waqf and Muslim Education in Rumeli: Theory, Tradition, Practice. Études balkaniques, 3-4, 1998, 130-145.
  • The Legend of Köse Mihal: Additional Notes. Turcica, 34, 2002, 241-253.
  • Private Book Collections in Ottoman Sofia, 1671-1833 (Preliminary notes). Études balkaniques, 1, 2003, 34-82.
  • Du Patchwork vers le Puzzle: Structure de la société ottomane avant et pendant le Tanzimat (Conceptions). – In: Alexandre Exarh et les routes bulgares vers l’Europe XIXe début du XXe siècle. Stara Zagora, 2007, 87-102.
  • The First Ottoman Turkish Printing Enterprise: Success or Failure (A Reassessment). – In: Ottoman Tulips, Ottoman Coffee. Leisure and Lifestyle in the Eighteenth century, ed. Dana Sajdi. London-New York: I. B. Tauris & Co, 2007, 63-89.
  • Rich Men, Poor Men: Ottoman Printers and Booksellers Making Fortune or Seeking Survival (Eighteeenth-nineteenth Centuries). – Oriens, 37, 2009, 177-190.
  • En attendant Godot. La formation d’une culture imprimée ottomane. – Études balkaniques Recherches interdisciplinaires sur les mondes hellénique et balkanique Cahiers Pierre Belon, 16, 2009, 219-237.
  • In Search of Lost Time: How “Late” was the Introduction of Ottoman-Turkish Printing? – In: Europa und die Türkei im 18. Jahrhundert /Europe and Turkey in the Eighteenth Century, ed. Barbara Schmidt-Haberkamp, Bonn University Press by V&R unipress, Göttingen, 2011, 447-456.
  • A Tower of Babel in Constantinople: Robert College’s Students and Their Nationality. – Études balkaniques, 2011, 2-3, 117-159.
  • A Virgin Deserving Paradise or a Whore Deserving Poison: Manuscript Tradition and Printed Books in Ottoman Turkish Society. – In: The History of the Book in the Middle East, ed. Geoffrey Roper, London: Ashgate, 2013, 143-164.
  • European ‘Seraglios’ and ‘Strange Arts’ as Seen by Ottoman Encounters from the Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Century”, Ottoman Empire and European Theatre, vol. IV: Seraglios in Theatre, Music and Literature, eds. Michael Hüttler and Hans Ernst Weidinger, Vienna: Hollitzer Verlag, 2016, 231-244.

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