Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Collection of tales

Collection of tales

This collection consists of different pieces with different styles. Parts of it are written in a history book style. There might be parts of ʻAzudi History or older histories going back to Safavid and Zand eras. There are some tales and proverbs. Another piece is about military education. There is a record of a meeting about Shahi Bank in which Nasir al-Din Shah has been present and then a complimentary explanation about banks in general and how they work. The last part, Latayif and Zarayif, consists of jokes and tales and seems to be from Nasiri era.

Item Details

  • Date late 19th/early 20th century
  • Dimensions 21 x 13 cm
  • Collections Majlis Library, Museum and Document Center
  • Repository Majlis Library, Museum and Document Center (1039/2)
  • Restrictions Use of collection materials for publication purposes must cite Majlis Library, Museum and Document Center (Tehran, Iran) as current repository. Use of material for commercial purposes is contingent upon acquiring the Repository's permission.
  • Accessed 3 September 2012
  • Last Edited 3 October 2012
  • Record no. 1018A24
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