Treaty of Constantinople between Russia and Turkey (49 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 2.1.1.01: Ottoman Writing and Culture, 1453-1922.

Context

The Russian and Ottoman Empires sign the Treaty of Constantinople, dividing Persian territories between them. The intervention of France averts a war over this issue, producing a treaty that gives lands east of the Rivers Kurosh and Aras to Russia, and lands west of this point to the Ottomans.

Citation:
Editors. "Treaty of Constantinople between Russia and Turkey". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17286, accessed 07 December 2016.]