Frederick Hasselquist in the Ottoman Empire

Turcologica Upsaliensia. An Illustrated Collection of Essays tells the stories of travellers, researchers and others connected to Uppsala University in Sweden, to the Turkic world.

Sabira Ståhlberg and Ingvar Svanberg have written a chapter about Linnaeus’ student Frederick Hasselquist, who spent several years in the Ottoman Empire in the 1750s.

Read the first two pages and order the book here.