6. Iran and Tūrān
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In volume 2 | book 3, The Decline of Islamic Literature | Section 2, From the Conquest of Egypt by Sultan Selīm I in 1517 to the Napoleonic Expedition to Egypt in 1798

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The flourishing of political power that Iran experienced under the Safavids naturally also positively contributed to literature. However, as was already the case…

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Carl Brockelmann, “6. Iran and Tūrān”, in: Brockelmann in English: The History of the Arabic Written Tradition Online. Consulted online on 21 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2542-8098_breo_COM_232060>
First published online: 2017

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