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Letter by Mir-Shah 'Ali Jazirah to Qasim Bayg

Date 924 / 13.1.1518 - 2.1.1519
Content Letter sent by Mir-Shah 'Ali Jazirah to Qasim Bayg reporting on Timur Khan's conquest of Khurasan and the defeat of Shah Isma'il's Qizilbash. Mir-Shah 'Ali Jazirah had joined several other amirs of Kurdistan to liberate their territories from the Qizilbash. Next they are planning to occupy Diyarbakir. [document undated]
Type namah
Category Letters and Correspondence
Script shikastah-nasta'liq
Archive Topkapı Sarayı Müzesi Arşivi (İstanbul)
Publication Fekete, Lajos, and György Hazai, eds. Einführung in die persische Paläographie: 101 Dokumente. Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1977. 323-25; Tafel 121
Keywords Kurds | qizilbash | military | Ottoman Empire | Safavids
Individuals Isma'il I, Shah
Places Diyarbakir | Kurdistan | Khurasan
Notes The document is undated. Date provided by the editor.
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