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...Fermans from Sultan Ahmed I (1590-1617) to the Pope and to the Emperor Rudolph II (1552-1612) including one giving safe passage to pilgrims visiting the Holy Land; translated from the Hebrew [sic] via Italian to French...
...A speech delivered to the consistory by Anton Florian, Count of Lichtenstein, the Imperial Ambassador to the Vatican, on 12 February 1691, exhorting the cardinals to elect a successor to Pope Alexander VIII, who had died on 1 February, ‘cum...
...Cyril Elgood (1893-1970) served as physician to the British Embassy in Tehran, and was a keen student of the language, culture and history of Iran. He begins this short work by reviewing three major accounts of medical history written...
...Much of the Arcadian Library has been assembled through the acquisition of the libraries of earlier collectors. Without the earlier curation work of individuals such as Şefik E. Atabey, Richard Heber and Peter Hopkirk, the Arcadian Library...