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    • Sandy CashMailbox 108 Selim’s main complaint against Ismail is the fact that he has turned away from Islamicbelief. Selim uses religion against Ismail by quoting the Quran. For example, Selim says this,“He who sows discord can only reap evils and afflictions.” Selim also accuses Ismail of takingterritory from their states, being a tyrant, and allowing lawlessness. Selim’s main complaint against Ismail is that he has turned away from the Islamic belief.He calls Ismail a hypocrite, and says he has done and continues to do blasphemies. He is furiousthat Ismail has destroyed the altars of the Lord, temples, pulpits, and that Ismail oppresses theMuslims. Selim uses religion against Ismail by saying, “the ulama and our doctors havepronounced sentence of death against you, perjurer and blasphemer, and have imposed on everyMuslim the sacred obligation to arm in defense of religion and destroy heresy and impiety in yourperson and that of all your partisans.” Selim also says that the Almighty has guided them into thisdecision. Selim also accuses Ismail of being a tyrant, and allowing lawlessness in his territory,which he stole from Selim. He says that Ismail has allowed rape, lust, murder, and the ill-treatment of the ulama. In the end of the letter, he commands Ismail to give back the territory thathe took under illegitimate pretense. In this letter, Selim writes of his main complaint against Ismail, which is the fact he hasturned away from the Islamic belief. Through out this letter Selim quotes the Quran, and saysthat the Lord has commanded this. He also accuses Ismail of being a tyrant and allowinglawlessness, in the territory that he stole from their states.