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Farman by Alvand Aq Quyunlu

Date 14 Rajab 904 / 25.2.1499 - 25.2.1499
Content Referring to farmans by Timur, Shahrukh and Jahanshah, the recipients of the farman, the Sayyids Nizam al-Din Sultan Ahmad and Kamal al-Din 'Ata'ullah, are acknowledged and confirmed in being nuqaba' al-sadat for Qum, mutavallis of the Sanctuary of Sitti Fatimah at Qum and of the mausoleum of Sultan 'Ali at Ardihal and of being heads, preachers and mutavallis of the mosque of Imam Hasan 'Askari at Qum. Furthermore, other privileges, tax exemptions etc. granted by former rulers are confirmed. In the meantime, Kamal al-Din 'Ata'ullah has passed away. Nizam al-Din Sultan Ahmad transmits his office to his son, Rashid al-Islam.
Type farman
Category Imperial and Royal Decrees
Script ta'liq
Archive British Museum (London)
Publication Busse, Heribert. Untersuchungen zum islamischen Kanzleiwesen an Hand turkmenischer und safawidischer Urkunden: Abhandlungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts Kairo (Islamische Reihe, Band 1) 1959. 162-68
Keywords mutavalli | Aq Quyunlu | tax exemptions | naqib al-sadat | administration
Individuals Kamal al-Din 'Ata'ullah | Nizam al-Din Sultan Ahmad | Alvand Aq Quyunlu
Places Qum | Astanah-yi Muqaddasah-yi Hazrat-i Ma'sumah | Ardihal
Notes Edition of the document published also by: Mudarrisi-Tabataba'i, Husayn. "Farman-ha-yi umara'-yi turkman." Farhang-i Iran Zamin 19 (1352/1973): 131-35.
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