Maria Pia Pedani PhD History, University of Szeged. After many years spent working in the Venetian States Archives she is now Associate Professor of History of Islamic Countries in the University Ca' Foscari of Venice, Department of Historical Studies. She taught History of the Ottoman Empire in the PISAI (Pontificio Istituto di Studi Arabi e Islamistica) in Rome.
"The volume is a highly useful handbook for everybody researching in the field." Original review in Hungarian by David Geza in Szazadok 2011-4, p.1040-1043.