Treaty of Zohab, 1639: Foundational Myth or Foundational Document?

  title={Treaty of Zohab, 1639: Foundational Myth or Foundational Document?},
  author={S. Ateş},
  journal={Iranian Studies},
  pages={397 - 423}
  • S. Ateş
  • Published 2019
  • History
  • Iranian Studies
  • Beginning with their first confrontation in 1514, the Ottomans and the dynasties ruling over Iran fought over the borderlands extending from the Persian Gulf to Mount Ararat. The transformation of this indeterminate borderland into a clearly defined and increasingly monitored border took almost four centuries. It became an internationally recognized border only after seven decades (1843–1914) of intermittent work by mixed international commissions. Despite such a tangled history, a well… CONTINUE READING
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