Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Travel journal

Travel journal

ʻAlaviyah Khanum Kirmani’s travel journal. ʻAlaviyah Khanum, ʻAli Khan and a few others went on Hajj and made pilgrimages to the shrines in Iraq. On the way back to Iran, she visited a number of cities including Tehran and the Nasiri Court. This travel journal was written by ʻAlaviyah Khanum Kirmani. On the first page of the book (this page was written by ʻAli Khan at the request of ʻAlaviyah Khanum), ʻAlaviyah Khanum noted that she wrote this book because she missed her husband and also to record these events in history. The author’s actual name is not known and “ʻAlaviyah Khanum Kirmani” is the name given to her by Rasul Jafarian who published this travel journal.

Item Details

  • Date 1891 or 1892 - 1894 or 1895
  • Notes

    For more details, see the print edition. Rasul Ja‘farian, ed., Travel journal of Hajj, the Holy Shrines and the Nasiri Court, Qum: Nashr-i Muvarrikh, 1386 SH.

  • Collections Tehran University Central Library
  • Repository Tehran University Central Library (393 Friday prayer-leader (Imam Jumʻah) )
  • Restrictions Use of collection materials for publication purposes must cite Tehran University Central Library as current repository. Use of material for commercial purposes is contingent upon acquiring the Repository's permission.
  • Accessed 25 October 2012
  • Last Edited 5 April 2014
  • Record no. 1255A2
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