A Civil and Military Review in Fārs in 881/1476

@article{Minorsky1940ACA,
  title={A Civil and Military Review in Fārs in 881/1476},
  author={Vladimir Minorsky},
  journal={Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies},
  year={1940},
  volume={10},
  pages={141 - 178}
}
  • V. Minorsky
  • Published 1 February 1940
  • History
  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
The well-known Turkish scholar Kilisli Raf'at, to whom we owe the publication of Kāshgharī's monumental Dīwān lughat al-Turk, was fortunate in discovering a short but important work in Persian, which throws an unexpected light on the military and civil organization of the Aq-qoyunlu state in the reign of Uzun Hasan (A.D. 1466–1478). The original of the ‘Arḍ-nāma (“Account of the Parade”) forms one of the twenty-one items of MS. 1438 of the Ḥamdīya Library in Stambul which contains the complete… 

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