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Leandro di Santa Cecilia

Date: 1757

Original Language: Italian


This book (its full title is Persia, ovvero secondo viaggio di F. Leandro di S. Cecilia in Oriente, scritto dal medesimo e dedicato a Sua Altezza Serenissima il Principe Carlo Arciduca d’Austria) describes Leandro’s second visit to the East, from 1735 to 1746.

Although he spent only a relatively short period in Persia, in Hamadan, from January 1736 to September 1737 (with a couple of months in Isfahan), and …

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Orsatti, Paola, “ Persia”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 February 2024 <>

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