One of the secret service’s first foreign agents – before MI6 was established – was Arminius Vambery, professor of oriental languages at the. Vambéry, Arminius () Hungarian historian and world traveler who may have communicated to author Bram Stoker  the facts and legends. The Project Gutenberg EBook of Árminius Vambéry, his life and adventures, by Árminius Vambéry This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and.
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He produced a whole range of works on Oriental languages and ethnology and in addition, essays on political questions and popular accounts of his travels, one of which was a favorite boys’ book. After mastering the Turkish language he resolved to travel across Turkey, Persia and the various Khanates in Central Asia. Vamberh marked it as to-read Jul 01, Learn more about citation styles Citation styles Encyclopedia.
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Gozal marked it as to-read May 24, During his six years in Constantinople, he published a Turkish-German dictionary and other linguistic works, acquired a variety of Oriental languages and dialects, and traveled extensively.
Remarkably, inthe British National Archives made files publicly accessible: He was a professor of Oriental languages at the Univ. SaamiSamoyed etc. Transeurasian verbal morphology in a comparative perspective: In Turkey, Hungarian and Turkish are still considered as two branches of the same language family, the Ural—Altaic.
He died arminijs Budapest. After spending about a year in Constantinople, he published a German-Turkish dictionary in In he published the first German-Turkish dictionary; he claims to have learnt 20 Ottoman languages and dialects.
Dada marked it as to-read Nov 08, In Constantinople —63 he learned several languages and dialects of Asia Minor and then traveled through Armenia and Persia in the dress of a native. Hardcoverpages. Arminkus trivia or quizzes yet. The book is highly readable, the narrative being clear and concise. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Jamie Morris marked it as to-read Aug 23, He continued on to Bukhara and Samarkand and then returned to Constantinople via Herat. In Turkey, Hungarian and Turkish are still considered as two branches of the same language family, the Ural—Altaic. He was raised Jewish, fambery later became an atheist. Inhe went to Pressburg today BratislavaHungarian: Chad marked it as to-read Apr 15, His strongest evidences were the large corpus of ancient Turkish words in Hungarian word-stock for a minimum, and even arminuis with good alternative Turkic etymologies and the strong typological similarity of Hungarian and Turkic languages.
Mick Scheinin rated it really liked it Feb 05, Iranica added it Aug 13, Throughout this time, he succeeded in maintaining his disguise as “Reshit Efendi,” so that upon his arrival at Khiva he managed to keep up appearances during interviews with the local khan. Lists with This Book. In the Transeurasian languages and beyond.
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Morphological embedding of Turkic verbal bases in Hungarian. Square Imperial 16mo, cloth extra, 6s. Views Read Edit View history. One of the secret service’s first foreign agents – before MI6 was established vambeery was Arminius Vambery, professor of oriental languages at the Budapest university at the end of the 19th century.
The era of camel caravans. The Story of My Struggles: Sure, the book drags at times. In his opinion Hungarian is a contact languagemore precisely a mixed languageand a fruit of the intermingling of early Hungarians with Turkic peoples; as a result of this merger, the Hungarian language got a unique, distinctly dual Ugric AND Turkic character.