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REIGNING SHAH
FLOURISHING ARCHITECTURE
LAND
REVIVAL
FALL
HEIR
BIRTHPLACE
BIRTH
MOSQUE
CAPITAL CITIES
GOOD PART
CAPITAL
AZARBAIJAN
SUFI ORDER
REIGN
BEGINNING
SIXTEENTH CENTURY
OFFICIAL RELIGION
GREAT
PERSIAN EMPIRE
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OFFICIAL STATE RELIGION
SAFAVID ERA
PERSIAN ARCHITECTURE
SHAH
DYNASTY
AFSHARID DYNASTY
NADIR SHAH
KERMAN
FOUNDER
SHAH ISMAIL
TABRIZ
AFGHANS
AZERBAIJAN
SON
EPONYM
PERSIA
SHAH ABBAS
IRAN
ARDABIL
SAFAVID DYNASTY
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Definitions

  1. The Safavid dynasty was a Shiite Dynasty, which originated in Iranian Azerbaijan, and ruled Iran from 1502 till 1722.
  2. The Safavid dynasty was Azerbaijani speaking but their father-line has been classified as Kurdish, Azerbaijani and Arabic by various scholars.

Reigning Shah

  1. They deposed the reigning Shah of the Safavid dynasty in 1722.

Flourishing Architecture

  1. Entrance to Shah Mosque or Shah Jame' Mosque, the most glorious sign of flourishing architecture during the Safavid dynasty.

Land

  1. The first Shia regime, the Safavid dynasty in Iran, propagated the Twelver faith, made Twelver law the law of the land, and patronized Twelver scholarship.

Revival

  1. Iran underwent a revival under the Safavid dynasty (1502-1736), the most prominent figure of which was Shah Abbas. (Web site)

Fall

  1. It was, however, internal weaknesses followed by the invasion of Iran by the Safavids' Afghani subjects that led to the fall of the Safavid dynasty in 1722. (Web site)

Heir

  1. In 1727 Nader offered his services to Tamasp II (±1704-1740), heir to the Safavid dynasty.

Birthplace

  1. Ardabil is best known as the birthplace of the eminent religious leader Sheik Safi od-Din (1251-1334) from whom the Safavid dynasty was descended. (Web site)

Birth

  1. The birth of modern Iran Persia underwent a revival under the Safavid dynasty (1502-1736). (Web site)

Mosque

  1. This mosque is the most glorious sign of flourishing architecture during the Safavid dynasty.

Capital Cities

  1. It is here where Persian Kings of the Safavid dynasty would spend their vacations away from their capital cities.

Good Part

  1. Thus, a good part of the gains of the Safavid dynasty were transferred to the Teimurid court of India. (Web site)

Capital

  1. It flourished from 1050 to 1722, particularly in the 16th century under the Safavid dynasty, when it was the capital of Persia.
  2. The capital of Esfahan province, and once during the rule of the Safavid dynasty in 17th century the country capital.

Azarbaijan

  1. The Safavid Dynasty hailed from the town of Ardabil in the region of Azarbaijan. (Web site)

Sufi Order

  1. The Safavid dynasty had its origins in a long established Sufi order, called the Safaviyeh, which had flourished in Azarbaijan since the early 14th century.

Reign

  1. Persian art and architecture reached an apex during the reign of the Safavid dynasty.

Beginning

  1. The end of his reign, 1666, marked the beginning of the end of the Safavid dynasty. (Web site)
  2. Their land is later occupied by the Seljuk Turks, the Mongols, the Safavid dynasty, and, beginning in the late 13th century, the Ottoman Empire.
  3. The beginning of the Safavid dynasty in Persia. (Web site)

Sixteenth Century

  1. In the sixteenth century, the first shah of the Safavid Dynasty, Ismail I (r.

Official Religion

  1. The Portuguese were expelled from the islands in 1602 by Abbas I of the Safavid dynasty of Iran, who instituted Shi'ism as the official religion in Bahrain. (Web site)

Great

  1. The reign of Shah Abbas the Great marked the pinnacle of the Safavid dynasty. (Web site)

Persian Empire

  1. The Hotakis were Ghilzai tribesmen, who defeated the Safavid dynasty of Persia and seized control over much of the Persian Empire from 1722 to 1738. (Web site)

Rise

  1. A new age in Iranian architecture began with the rise of the Safavid dynasty. (Web site)
  2. Architecture A new age in Iranian architecture began with the rise of the Safavid dynasty. (Web site)

Official State Religion

  1. The Safavid dynasty made Shi'a Islam the official state religion in the early sixteenth century and aggressively proselytized on its behalf.

Safavid Era

  1. Safavid Dynasty (1500–1722) Main article: Safavid Dynasty Naghsh-i Jahan Square is one of the many monuments built during the Safavid era.

Persian Architecture

  1. This mosque is an example of Persian architecture during the Safavid dynasty. (Web site)

Shah

  1. In 1736 Nadir deposed Abbas and himself became shah, thus ending the rule of the Safavid dynasty.

Dynasty

  1. The dynasty was founded in 1736 by the military commander Nader Shah who deposed the last member of the Safavid dynasty and proclaimed himself King of Iran. (Web site)
  2. The Hotaki were a Pashtun (Afghan) tribe and dynasty that ruled the Persian Empire from 1722 to 1729, after defeating and replacing the Safavid dynasty.

Afsharid Dynasty

  1. The Hotaki dynasty was an Afghan dynasty that ruled the Persian Empire after the Safavid dynasty, before the rise of the Afsharid dynasty.

Nadir Shah

  1. Like his father, Abbas III was deposed on March 1736, when Nadir Khan had himself crowned as Nadir Shah, officially terminating the Safavid dynasty.
  2. Following the downfall of Safavid dynasty and the Afghan invasion of Iran, Nadir Shah became the king of Iran.

Kerman

  1. Kerman was ruled by Turkmans, Arabs and Mongols after the 7th Century CE and was expanded rapidly during the Safavid Dynasty. (Web site)
  2. Kerman was expanded rapidly during the Safavid Dynasty.
  3. Kerman changed hands many times in ensuing years, prospering under the Safavid dynasty (16th cent.) and suffering under the Afghans (17th cent.).

Founder

  1. Sheikh Haydar married Martha[34], Uzun Hassan 's daughter, who gave birth to Ismāil, the founder of the Safavid dynasty. (Web site)
  2. In 1504, Shiraz was captured by the forces of Ismail I, the founder of the Safavid dynasty. (Web site)

Shah Ismail

  1. During the reign of Shah Ismail I, the founder of Safavid dynasty, Sunnite Kurds were supported by Ottoman Caliphs against Shiite government of Safavid. (Web site)
  2. At first, Shah Ismail, the founder of the Safavid dynasty, tried to convert members of the Ottoman Empire into Shiites.

Tabriz

  1. In 1501, Shah Ismail I entered Tabriz and proclaimed it the capital of his Safavid dynasty.
  2. With the capture of Tabriz, the Safavid dynasty began. (Web site)

Afghans

  1. The Afghans invade Persia, bringing to an end the Safavid dynasty. (Web site)
  2. But when the Afghans invaded Iran, ending the Safavid dynasty, the craft also became stagnant.
  3. The fall of the Safavid dynasty was brought about by the Afghans, who overthrew the weak shah, Husein, in 1722.

Azerbaijan

  1. A new Persian empire: the Safavids (1500 - 1722)The Safavid Dynasty hailed from Azerbaijan, at that time considered a part of the greater Persia region. (Web site)
  2. The Safavid dynasty had its origins in a long established Sufi order which had flourished in Azerbaijan since the early 14th century. (Web site)

Son

  1. Abbas III (Persian: شاه عباس سوم) (died 1739?; reigned 1732-1736) was a son of Shah Tahmasp II of the Safavid dynasty.

Eponym

  1. Ardabil is also known as the seat of the sanctuary and tomb of Shaikh Safî ad-Dîn, eponym of the Safavid Dynasty.

Persia

  1. Nader grew up during the final years of the Safavid dynasty which had ruled Persia since 1502.
  2. The fall of the Safavid dynasty Nader grew up during the final years of the Safavid dynasty which had ruled Persia since 1502.
  3. In 1622, Kandahar was again brought under the Safavid dynasty and, with the exception of a short period, remained under Persia. (Web site)

Shah Abbas

  1. The Golden Age of Isfahan arrived in the 16th century under Shah Abbas the Great (1587-1629), who made it the new capital of the Safavid dynasty.
  2. I’m standing in Naghsh-i Jahan Square of Isfahan built by Shah Abbas I when this city was the capital of the Safavid Dynasty.
  3. In the 17th century, Persia emerged as a powerful state under the capable leadership of Shah Abbas I of the Safavid dynasty.

Iran

  1. Tabriz was the capital of Iran under Mongols until 16th century when Shah Tahmasb of Safavid Dynasty moved the capital to Ghazvin. (Web site)
  2. This marked the end of the Safavid dynasty in both Iran and Azerbaijan. (Web site)
  3. Adopting Persian models of government and bureaucracy, Isma'il declared himself Shah of Iran and became the first Shah of the Safavid dynasty. (Web site)

Ardabil

  1. The Safavid dynasty had its origin in the "Safawiyyah" which was established in the city of Ardabil in the Azerbaijan region of Iran. (Web site)
  2. The Safavid dynasty had its origin in the "Safawiyyah" which was established in the city of Ardabil in Azerbaijan.
  3. The carpets of Ardabil were commissioned to commemorate the Safavid dynasty. (Web site)

Safavid Dynasty

  1. It was out of Ardabil (ancient Artavilla) that the Safavid dynasty arose to renew the state of Persia and establish Shi'ism as the official religion of Iran.
  2. Shah Ismail I, founder of the Safavid dynasty, conquered Mashhad after the death of Husayn Bayqarah and the decline of the Timurid dynasty.
  3. Shah Ismail I (1501-24), the founder of the Safavid dynasty of Persia, led many raiding expeditions into Georgia in 1510s.

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