Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Tarikh-i ‘Azudi

Tarikh-i ‘Azudi

Written by Sultan Ahmad Mirza ‘Azud al-Dawlah, the son of Tavus Khanum Taj al-Dawlah and Fath‘ali Shah. ‘Azud al-Dawlah, who was ten years old when his father died, wrote this book in 1886 at the request of his nephew, Nasir al-Din Shah, with Muhammad Hasan Khan I‘timad al-Saltanah as an intermediary. In this book, he recounts the stories of the wives and children of Fath‘ali Shah.

The current manuscript was hand-copied by Muhammad Hasan Ibn Husayn‘ali al-Fariqi al-Kamarah-’i, in 1901 or 1902, and includes 251 pages.

Item Details

  • Creator Sultan Ahmad Mirza ‘Azuad al-Dawlah
  • Date 1901 or 1902
  • Notes

    The original manuscript is at Tehran University Central Library. Dr. Manoutchehr M. Eskandari-Qajar wishes to thank Mr. Bahram Sheikholeslami for assistance in this acquisition.

  • Dimensions 20.5 x 13 cm
  • Collections Manoutchehr M. Eskandari-Qajar
  • Repository Manoutchehr M. Eskandari-Qajar Collection (Tehran University Central Library #7487)
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 30 November 2015
  • Last Edited 3 February 2016
  • Record no. 15169A1
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