Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Baghtsche-serai, or Baktshi-serai, a Tarter town which was once the capital of the Crimea, Russia. It is about 10 miles S.W. of Simferopol, and besides many mosques and fountains contains the old palace of Khan-serai. Turkish saddles and silk are the chief manufactures.

“Every comfort that the saints have in this world is a promise to them of those eternal mercies which the Lord hath provided for them: as every affliction that the wicked have here, is but the beginning of sorrows.”
–Jeremiah Burroughs, The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment