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Letter by Shah Sultan Husayn to Pope Innocent XII 2 of 2

Date 1113 / 8.6.1701 - 27.5.1702
Content Letter by Shah Sultan Husayn to the Pope. He has received his letter and declares freedom of religious practice for the Christians. He himself wishes to send some scholars to Europe to build mosques there and asks for support.
Type namah
Category Imperial and Royal Decrees
Archive Archivio di Vaticano
Publication Fekete, Lajos, and György Hazai, eds. Einführung in die persische Paläographie: 101 Dokumente. Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1977. 543-48; Tafeln 229, 230
Keywords mosque | Safavids | Christians | religious minorities
Individuals Sultan Husayn, Shah | Innocent XII
Places Vatican | Europe
Notes The document is undated. Date is proposed by the editor.
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