The scorched-earth strategy that Shah Abbas I used against the Turks in Armenia

Chalabian, Antranig
February 2000
Military History;Feb2000, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p22
Features Shah Abbas I, the fifth shah of Safavid dynasty, and his strategy used against the Turks in Armenia to the downfall of the Armenians. His efforts in bringing Persia into the greatest power in western Asia; Details on the defeat of the Ottoman empire; Information on the antagonism between Shiite Persia and Sunni Turkey, the two great Muslim powers of the late Middle Ages.


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