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Letter by Shah 'Abbas I to the Doge of Venice 2 of 4

Date 996 / 2.12.1587 - 19.11.1588
Content Letter written by Shah 'Abbas I to the Doge of Venice. He has sent some purchasers to Venice especially to buy military equipment and asks for support for them. He himself assures the Venetian traders in his country freedom.
Type namah
Category Letters and Correspondence
Archive Archivio di Stato (Venezia)
Publication Fekete, Lajos, and György Hazai, eds. Einführung in die persische Paläographie: 101 Dokumente. Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1977. 457-60; Tafeln 188-91
Keywords diplomatic relations | military | Safavids | trade
Individuals 'Abbas I, Shah
Places Venice
Notes The year 996 is marked on the seal on the back of the letter. Archive is not certain.
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