Selim “the Grim”: What’s in a Nickname?
- Author: Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center
- Number of episodes: 1
- Web site: http://www.iub.edu/~iaunrc/podcast/cipa lecture.pdf
Dr. H. Erdem Çıpa presented his lecture on December 3rd, 2008, entitled, "Selim 'The Grim': What's in a Nickname?" This talk aims to discuss the significance behind divergent historical accounts dealing with Selim and his reign as well as the various elements that went into the creation of his terrific and terrifying nickname. This lecture was a part of a series of Central Eurasian Studies Colloquia organized by the Denis Sinor Research Institute for Inner Asian Studies at Indiana University.