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

Date 999 / 30.10.1590 - 18.10.1591
Content Letter by Shah 'Abbas I to the Doge of Venice. His relations with the Ottomans are disturbed and some of his traders have been arrested in Istanbul. Now he is sending his purchaser to Venice to buy some goods and asks for support for him.
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. 465-67; Tafeln 195-96
Keywords diplomatic relations | Ottoman Empire | Safavids | trade
Individuals 'Abbas I, Shah
Places Istanbul | Venice
Notes Approximate date of the document is proposed by the editor.
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