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Letter by Shah Sulayman I to the Doge of Venice

Date 1080 / 1.6.1669 - 20.5.1670
Content Letter by Shah Sulayman I to the Doge of Venice concerning taxes for the Christians in Nakhjavan. He is informed that the Venetian-Ottoman war for Crete has been brought to an end and the island is now under Ottoman rule. He is waiting for further news.
Type namah
Category Letters and Correspondence
Script nasta'liq
Archive Archivio di Stato (Venezia)
Publication Fekete, Lajos, and György Hazai, eds. Einführung in die persische Paläographie: 101 Dokumente. Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1977. 535-38; Tafeln 225, 226
Keywords Ottoman Empire | Safavids | taxes | Christians
Individuals Sulayman I, Shah
Places Nakhjavan | Venice | Europe | Crete
Notes The document is undated. Date is proposed by the editor. Archive is not certain.
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