Fundamentals of Ottoman-Safavid Peacetime Relations, 1639–1722

@article{Gngrrler2018FundamentalsOO,
  title={Fundamentals of Ottoman-Safavid Peacetime Relations, 1639–1722},
  author={Selim G{\"u}ng{\"o}r{\"u}rler},
  journal={Turkish Historical Review},
  year={2018}
}
This article establishes the overarching principles of Iranian-Ottoman peacetime relations from the Treaty of Zuhab to the collapse of the Safavid rule. Based on previously untapped sources, it illustrates the hierarchical foundation of relations marked by the principle of seniority-juniority on every platform, explores the concepts of legal personality, actors, representation, and delegation in diplomacy, and delineates the various capacities of diplomatic missions. After discussing the… 
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