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Farman by Ya'qub Bayg Aq Quyunlu

Date 15 Ramazan 884 / 30.11.1479 - 30.11.1479
Content Referring to farmans by Timur, Shahrukh and Jahanshah, the recipients of the farman, the Sayyids Nizam al-Din Sultan Ahmad and Kamal al-Din 'Ata'ullah, are acknowledged and confirmed in being nuqaba' al-sadat for Qum, mutavallis of the Sanctuary of Sitti Fatimah at Qum and of the mausoleum of Sultan 'Ali at Ardihal and of being heads, preachers and mutavallis of the mosque of Imam Hasan 'Askari at Qum. Furthermore, other priviledges, tax exemptions etc. granted by former rulers are reaffirmed.
Type farman
Category Imperial and Royal Decrees
Script ta'liq
Archive British Museum (London)
Publication Busse, Heribert. Untersuchungen zum islamischen Kanzleiwesen an Hand turkmenischer und safawidischer Urkunden: Abhandlungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts Kairo (Islamische Reihe, Band 1) 1959. 154-60
Keywords mutavalli | Aq Quyunlu | tax exemptions | naqib al-sadat
Individuals Kamal al-Din 'Ata'ullah | Nizam al-Din Sultan Ahmad | Ya'qub Bayg
Places Qum | Astanah-yi Muqaddasah-yi Hazrat-i Ma'sumah | Ardihal
Notes Edition of the document published also by: Mudarrisi-Tabataba'i, Husayn. "Farman-ha-yi umara'-yi turkman." Farhang-i Iran Zamin 19 (1352/1973): 126-30.
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