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 Journaal der reis van den gezant Joan Cunaeus naar Perzië in 1651-1652
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‘Record of the journey of the envoy Joan Cunaeus to Persia 1651-52’

Cornelis Janszoon Speelman

Date: 1652

Original Language: Dutch

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The VOC had maintained a trading post in the port of Gamron (Bandar Abbas) on the Persian Gulf since 1623, mostly dealing in silk fabrics. In 1645, a severe disagreement arose with the Persian court, when the Dutch merchants were accused of undercutting their court-appointed middlemen. The leading merchan…

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Speelman, Gé, “ Journaal der reis van den gezant Joan Cunaeus naar Perzië in 1651-1652”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_28536>



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