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Letter by Shah 'Abbas to Pope Clement VIII

Date 1012 / 11.6.1603 - 29.5.1604
Content Letter by Shah 'Abbas to the Pope. His letter and envoy arrived. He reports on several other envoys, praises the friendly relations and declares support and freedom for churches in his country.
Type namah
Category Letters and Correspondence
Script nasta'liq
Archive Arcivio di Vaticano
Publication Fekete, Lajos, and György Hazai, eds. Einführung in die persische Paläographie: 101 Dokumente. Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1977. 469-75; Tafeln 197-200
Keywords envoy | Safavids | religious minorities | Christians
Individuals 'Abbas I, Shah | Clement VIII
Places Vatican | Europe | Spain
Notes The document is undated. Approximate date of the document is proposed by the editor.
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