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Letter by Shah 'Abbas I to the Doge of Venice 1 of 4

Date 994 / 23.12.1585 - 11.12.1586
Content Letter by Shah 'Abbas to the Doge of Venice. He has sent some people to Venice to buy goods and asks for support for them. He himself will provide support for Venetian traders in Persia.
Type namah
Category Letters and Correspondence
Script shikastah-nasta'liq
Archive Archivio di Stato (Venezia)
Publication Fekete, Lajos, and György Hazai, eds. Einführung in die persische Paläographie: 101 Dokumente. Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1977. 453-56; Tafeln 185-87
Keywords diplomatic relations | Safavids | trade
Individuals 'Abbas I, Shah
Places Venice
Notes The year 994 is marked on the seal on the back of the letter. Archive is not certain.
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