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Under Two Lions: On the Knowledge of Persia in the Republic of Venice (Ca. 1450 - 1797)

  title={Under Two Lions: On the Knowledge of Persia in the Republic of Venice (Ca. 1450 - 1797)},
  author={Giorgio Rota},

Iranian Reliefs through the Eyes of Western Travelers (14th–19th Centuries)

Reliefs carved on free-standing rocks, cliffs or used to adorn royal buildings are one of the most distinguishing features of ancient Persian art, providing us with an incredible amount of artistic

The Earliest Account of the Battle of Chaldiran?

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  • History
    Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft
  • 2020

On Strangers and Commensurability in Eurasia: A View from ‘the North’

Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Three Ways to be Alien: Travails and Encounters in the Early Modern World, Delhi: Permanent Black, 2011, 228 pp. Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Courtly Encounters: Translating Courtliness

Thou Shalt Not Enter the Bazaar on Rainy Days! Zemmi Merchants in Safavid Isfahan: Shiʿite Feqh Meeting Social Reality

Many Muslim and non-Muslim merchants from East and West were attracted to Safavid Isfahan, the new “center of the world,” a city that also played host to its own mercantile communities, among them

Courtly Connections: Anthony Sherley’s Relation of his trauels (1613) in a Global Context

Abstract This article revisits Anthony Sherley’s Relation of his trauels into Persia (1613), reading the text within the larger context of early modern Eurasia. It highlights the ways in which at

Muslims of Medieval Latin Christendom, c.1050-1614

Introduction: Islam and Latin Christendom to 1050 Part I. Static Diasporas: Muslim Communities of Latin Christendom: 1. The tide turns: the Christian Spains I (c.1050-c.1150) 2. A triumph of

Inevitable Conflict or Opportunity to Explore?: The Mechanics of Venice’s Embargo Against Mehmed II and the Problem of Western-Ottoman Trade After 1453

The question of how the transformation of the Ottoman enterprise into a veritable heir to the Byzantine empire at the hands of Sultan Mehmed II (1444–46, 1451–81) affected trade between the Latin

The Imaginary Realm: Europe's Enlightenment Image of Early Modern Iran

This essay explores the historical roots of the enigma that Iran perpetually presents to the outside world—a bleak and forbidding, deeply religious place that is also welcoming, poetic, and