Iran Under the Safavidsby Roger Savory
Pub. Date: 10/25/2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Iran Under the Safavids aims at providing, in non-technical language, a comprehensive history of the Safavid dynasty. See more details below
Iran Under the Safavids aims at providing, in non-technical language, a comprehensive history of the Safavid dynasty.
- Cambridge University Press
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Table of Contents
List of illustrations; Map; Acknowledgements; 1. The Lords of Ardabīl; 2. Theocratic state: the reign of Shāh Ismā'īl I (1501–1524); 3. Internal dissensions and external foes: the Safavid state from 1524 to 1588; 4. The Safavid empire at the height of its power under Shāh 'Abbās the Great (1588–1629); 5. Relations with the West during the Safavid period; 6. The flowering of the arts under the Safavids; 7. 'Isfahān is half the world' - Shāh 'Abbās's Isfahān; 8. The social and economic structure of the Safavid state; 9. Intellectual life under the Safavids; 10. Decline and fall of the Safavids; Notes; Index.
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