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Don John is guilty of assassination, the pillaging of several churches, the rape of a nun, the poisoning of his former lover, the murder of his father and the massacre of a band of shepherds. It fell to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, commissioned to write a new opera after the success of his Marriage Of Figaro in 1786, to tame and civilise Don Juan again.His stroke of genius was to give his hero the sweetest passages of music in the opera, first performed in Prague in 1787.’ Yes, he schemes to have ten women in an afternoon.
These, however, never reached Tabrīz, and in 878/1473, Uzun Ḥasan lost the battle of Baškent mainly because of the concentrated firepower of the Ottomans. The Portuguese envoys visiting Kāšān in 1515-16 observed “forty musketeers bearing muskets of metal” among the welcoming party (Smith, p. By 1517, Esmāʿīl’s army is said to have included 8,000 musketeers, and Venetian reports from 15 speak of 12,000 and 15,000 to 20,000 arquebusiers (Scarcia Amoretti, pp. No figures are available for Shah Ṭahmāsb I’s reign, yet it is clear that the musketeer corps continued to be active, frequently taking part in campaigns and in the defense of fortresses (, pp. Chardin was wrong in stating that the Persians did not have foundries (Chardin, IV, p. Yet the Safavids do seem to have had difficulty casting cannon properly and to have suffered from a lack of parts and ammunition. During the capture of Bahrain in 1603, Portuguese cannons fell into Safavid hands, but experts were unable to manufacture balls of the enormous size used by these weapons (Monajjem Yazdī, p. During the Erzurum campaign of 1019/1610 it took the Safavid army forty days to cast three large cannons and one (Monajjem Yazdī, p. When the Russians moved against Darband in 1720, some Persian soldiers were armed with flintlock guns, but these did not have a flint and had to be fired with a fuse.It was Lord Byron’s epic poem, however, that flamed a national moral panic. As the poem was published in instalments from 1819 to 1824, libraries and the popular press worked themselves into a frenzy.Byron’s Don Juan wasn’t as cruel as Shadwell’s libertine, but he was charming and that was far more dangerous. Byron told the story of Don Juan’s childhood innocence and his being lead into an affair with the married Donna Julia at 16. The Newcastle Literary and Philosophical Society ordered Don Juan to be removed from its shelves.It was Lord Byron’s epic poem, however, that flamed a national moral panic.Byron’s Don Juan wasn’t as cruel as Shadwell’s libertine, but he was charming and that was far more dangerous.