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Letter by Shah 'Abbas I to the Hungarian King Rudolf

Date 1 Muharram 1017 - 29 Zihijjah 1018 / 17.4.1608 - 25.3.1610
Content Letter written by the Safavid Shah 'Abbas I to the Hungarian King Rudolf concerning the diplomatic relations and sending of an envoy (Robert Shirley) to Hungary.
Type namah
Category Letters and Correspondence
Archive Österreichisches Staatsarchiv (Vienna)
Publication Fekete, Lajos, and György Hazai, eds. Einführung in die persische Paläographie: 101 Dokumente. Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1977. 485-87; Tafeln 205 -07
Keywords diplomatic relations | envoy | Safavids
Individuals 'Abbas I, Shah | Shirley, Robert
Places Hungary | Iran
Notes The document is undated. Information about a possible term is provided by the editor. According to Fekete Persian envoys were staying in Vienna during the years 1609/10 (see note on page 485).
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