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Giampiero Bellingeri

Giampiero Bellingeri is a retired scholar from Venice, Italy. The lines of research followed by G. Bellingeri are: Turkology, Turkish literature in Iran and Transcaucasia (16th-20th century); the Turkish-Venetian cultural relations in the 18th century; Turkish-Russian literary relations, in the Caucasus and in the Central Asian steppes, in the Tsarist and Soviet times; investigations into the literary texts in Ottoman Turkish present in the libraries and archives of Venice (the Turkish glosses of Alexander's novel from the Hellenic Institute of Venice; the Turkish-Venetian cordiform globe by “Hajji Ahmed” from the Marciana National Library); the descriptions and news of the Turkish peoples of the Caucasus and Central Asia in Venetian sources after Marco Polo and until the fall of the Republic of Venice (all reflected in his publications); as well as contemporary Turkish literature, of which among other things he has translated and made known in Italy authors such as Orhan Pamuk, Yahya Kemal, Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoğlu, Orhan Veli, Mario Levi, Sunay Akın, Oğuz Atay. Tezer Özlü, Sait Faik Abasıyanık.