More Books:

German Sources on Safavid Persia
Language: en
Pages: 736
Authors: Willem M Floor, Johann Gottlieb Worm, Frantz Schillinger, Caspar
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-11 - Publisher:

For this book, Willem Floor has selected and translated into English thirteen German sources reporting on events in Iran from 1580 to 1722. One of these sources has never been published before; four of them are complete books, while the others only have sections dealing with Iran. Most of these
The Safavid World
Language: en
Pages: 766
Authors: Rudi Matthee
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-21 - Publisher: Routledge

The Safavid World brings together thirty chapters on many aspects of the complex Safavid state, 1501–1722. With the latest insights and arguments, some offer overviews of the period or topic at hand, and others present new interpretations of old questions based on newly found sources. In addition to political history
Safavid Persia in the Age of Empires
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Charles Melville
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-25 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries saw the establishment of the new Safavid regime in Iran. Along with reuniting the Persian lands under one rule, the Safavids initiated the radical transformation of the religious landscape by introducing Imami Shi'ism as the official state faith and in this as in other ways,
New Perspectives on Safavid Iran
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Colin P. Mitchell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-03 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Dedicated to the renowned Safavid historian Roger Savory, this book brings together a collection of studies on the Safavid state of Iran (1501-1722) from the perspectives of political, social, literary, and artistic history. Savory, a doyen of Safavid studies in the 1960s and 1970s, was responsible for expanding and popularizing
Safavid Iran
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Andrew J. Newman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-11 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The Safavid dynasty, which reigned from the late fifteenth to the eighteenth century, links medieval with modern Iran. The Safavids witnessed wide-ranging developments in politics, warfare, science, philosophy, religion, art and architecture. But how did this dynasty manage to produce the longest lasting and most glorious of Iran's Islamic-period eras?Andrew