Charles Melville

Charles Melville is Professor of Persian History and Fellow of Pembroke College at the University of Cambridge, where he teaches Persian language and literature and medieval Middle Eastern history. His particular research interests include the history and historiography of Mongol and Safavid Iran and illustrated manuscripts.Among his numerous publications he is the editor of Safavid Persia and joint editor of the "Cambridge History of Iran, vol. VII." He is also Director of the AHRC Cambridge...See more