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 Correspondence with European states; documents about Armenians and Catholics
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ʿAbbās II, Shah of Persia

Date: 1642–66

Original Language: Persian

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Shah ʿAbbās II confirmed the privileges granted to the Carmelites by Shah ʿAbbās I almost as soon as he came to power in Rabiʿ II/July 1642 (M.Ḥ. Kāvūsī ʿIrāqī, Asn ā d, pp. 282-4, 314-16; Richard, ‘Les privilèges’, pp. 171, 174). Capuchins in particular are known to have conducted learned discussions with Safavid grandees: thus, Fr Ambroise de Preuilly regularly conversed with courtier…

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Matthee, Rudolph, “ Correspondence with European states; documents about Armenians and Catholics”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_30265>



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