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Letter by Nawruz Ahmad b. Sivinj Khan to Sultan Sulayman I

Date Ramazan 961 / 31.7.1554 - 29.8.1554
Content Letter written by Nawruz Ahmad b. Sivinj Khan from Samarqand to the Ottoman Sultan Sulayman I. He prepares himself for fighting against the Qizilbash in Khurasan and Iraq. The 300 requested armed men have arrived to support his plans.
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. 425-31;Tafeln 169-74
Keywords conquest | qizilbash | military | Ottoman Empire
Individuals Sulayman I, Sultan
Places Iraq | Samarqand | Khurasan
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