Jean Otter, an official envoy to the Persian court in , and a good linguist Lockhart, pp. Entire quarters were abandoned, and the houses were falling into ruin. On the eve of the 18th century, Guillaume-Antoine Olivier provides us with a detailed account of his journeys. Sent to the Orient on a scientific and commercial mission , he traveled in Persia in Amini, pp.
In his depiction of cities and monuments, he makes frequent comparisons with what they were like under the reign of the Safavids. He also provides valuable detail about topography, agricultural produce, industry and trade, the army and the navy, and the manners and customs of the people he encounters. A direct outcome of the perennial rivalries among the great Western nations in the early 19th century was a number of diplomatic missions, particularly French, sent to Persia in the hope of concluding agreements with the shah.
Among the first French missions, some were also engaged in research on geographical, economic, political and social aspects. Their findings brought home to the west the realization that Persia was not as highly developed, nor as populated and rich as some 17th century travelogues had led them to believe, and the maps that sometimes accompanied the accounts showed a considerable part of the country as barren and deserted. The French 19th century travelers to Persia came from different backgrounds and professions. In terms of the motives that led them to travel, they may be divided into three categories:.
Diplomats and travelers on political or military missions.
He had already been taught some Persian and Arabic by Sylvestre de Sacy. He was followed by General Claude Mathieu de Gardane q. Thus J.
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Hilarion Truilhier, studied problems of water supply and irrigation, and also wrote on Yazd, describing its local cotton and silk industry and its Jewish and Zoroastrian minorities. The position of the British and the commercial interests of France in the Persian Gulf were also discussed by Victor Fontanier, sent as an envoy to the Persian Gulf in A failure in terms of its political objectives, the mission was highly successful from an artistic point of view. They also took a wide interest in the political, economic, and cultural conditions of the country.
His companion Jules Laurens continued his mission and produced some of the finest drawings ever made of the country. Joseph Arthur Comte de Gobineau q. An admirer of Persia, he was responsible, even more than Montesquieu, for the appearance of Persia and motifs taken from Persian literature in French literature Boissel , pp.
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We are most grateful for his generous support. Ancien rois des deux Momonies, de Desmond et de Cork, chefs et vicomtes de Muskery, princes et lords de Carbery, comtes de Clancare et de Clan-Carthy, vicomtes de Mountcashel, barons de Valentia, de Blarney, lords MaCartney, barons de Lissanoure, pairs d'Irlande, et depuis l'union pairs d'Angleterre. Tenants: deux anges de carnation, p. Keogh's Antiquities of Ireland. Dublin, p. IV, pag.
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Voyez les Annales de Clonmacnoise et le docteur Keating, p. Il eut pour successeur:. Gabhban et Amalgad, tous deux fils du prince Eanda, fils d'Olioll, second fils de Nadfraoch, fils de Corc, ont tenu en commun le sceptre des deux Momonies. Voyez aussi le docteur Keating, p.
Keating pp. Il tua en champ clos le fameux Comusgach, roi de Faly, et mourut en Histoire d'Irlande par Keating, p. Le docteur Keating p. Colgan, fils de Failbe-Flann, fut le 18e roi p. Il mourut en suivant la Chronique Scoto-Hiberniens. Cormac, fils d'Olioll, fils de Cugan-Mathair. Annales d'Innisfallen; Keating, p.
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Coirthach laissa deux fils:. The Peerage of Ireland, par Lodge, t.
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Cet auteur place la mort de Dermod en Histoire d'Irlande, par J. Gordon, traduite p. Histoire d'Irlande, par Thomas Leland, t. I, pp. Dermod profita de cette circonstance pour p.
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