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Letter from two Persian officials to Ayas Pasha

Date 951 / 25.3.1544 - 14.3.1545
Content Letter written by Sivinduk Ghulam-Shah Qurchi-Bashi and Shah-Quli b. Hamza Istajlu to the Ottoman Bayglarbaygi Ayas Pasha concerning a peace settlement, an improvement of the mutual relations, trouble with "Bashi Achuq" and fightings in Georgia. [document undated]
Type namah
Category Letters and Correspondence
Archive Topkapı Sarayı Müzesi Arşivi (İstanbul)
Publication Fekete, Lajos, and György Hazai, eds. Einführung in die persische Paläographie: 101 Dokumente. Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1977. 411-23; Tafeln 162-68
Keywords conquest | diplomatic relations | Ottoman Empire | Safavids
Places Iran | Georgia
Notes The document is undated. On of the seals which were probably on the back of the letter and are provided by the editor marks the year 951.
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