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 Persiaanse secretaris
(1,003 words)

'Persian secretary’

Daniel Houwert, Hauwert, Havert, Havardt

Date: 1689

Original Language: Dutch


Persiaanse secretaris stems from Havart’s collaboration in Hyderabad with Shāh Qāsim and Cornelis van der Murter. It is a palm-sized volume of 168 pages containing an introduction to the drafting of Persian documents, a survey of Muslim holidays and customs in Golconda, and 114 Persian and Arabic sayings in Dutch translation. Its full title is Persiaanse secretaris of een nette beschr…

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Kruijtzer, Gijs, “ Persiaanse secretaris”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <>

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