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 Correspondence with European states; Documents about Armenians and Catholics
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Sulṭān Ḥusayn, Shah of Persia

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The reign of Sulṭān Ḥusayn presents a paradox with regard to Muslim-Christian relations. On the one hand, the position of Iran’s Armenians – indeed of all non-Shīʿī Muslims – markedly deteriorated. This was mostly a function of a weak ruler unable or unwilling to stand up to the voices of intolerance in his entourage, either from hardline clerics or …

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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 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_30269>



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