Historical Writing During the Reign of Shah ʻAbbas: Ideology, Imitation, and Legitimacy in Safavid Chronicles
How was history was written during the reign of Shah 'Abbas I (r. 1587-1629)? The question is critical for advancing current understanding of an important period in Iranian and Islamic history, since court chronicles are the chief sources for interpretation of all social, cultural, and political elements of the Safavid Period.
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The Chronicles of Shah Abbas
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