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 Letter from Qāḍī Jahān in the Persian Court to Andrea Gritti, Doge of Venice 1523-1538
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Letter from Qāḍī Jahān in the Persian Court

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Sayyid Qāḍī Jahān Sayfī Ḥusaynī Qazvīnī

Date: Before 1540

Original Language: Persian

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This is one of two letters from Iran to the Doge of Venice, the other being one from Shah Ṭahmāsp himself. As Morton notes (History, p. 59), both letters contain some of the same wording. He points out that Shah Ṭahmāsp’s letter was composed after May/June 1540, and suggests that Qāḍī Jahān’s letter must have b…

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Newman, Andrew, “ Letter from Qāḍī Jahān in the Persian Court to Andrea Gritti, Doge of Venice 1523-1538”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26153>
First published online: 2015



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