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Facade of entrance arcade at Imam Mosque of Isfahan.The Mosque is surrounded with four iwans, arcades. Walls are ornamented with seven-color mosaic tile. Muqarnas is a type of corbel used for decoration in traditional Islamic Persian architecture.
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Muqarnas in the entrance gate to the Shah Mosque in Isfahan. Muqarnas developed around the middle of the 10th century in northeastern Iran. They take the form of small pointed niches, stacked in tiers which project beyond lower tiers
Tags :Isfahan , Imam Mosque Isfahan , Iwan , Muqarnas , Arcade , Mosque , Safavid


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Painting by the French architect, Pascal Coste, visiting Persia in 1841. The painting shows the main courtyard, with two of the iwans. The iwan to the right is topped by the goldasteh, which in many Persian mosques had replaced the minarets.
Tags :Isfahan , Imam Mosque Isfahan , Iwan , Muqarnas , Arcade , Mosque , Safavid , Naqsh-e Jahan Square


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Fantastic view of the Isfahan Imam Mosque at Night. Aka Masjed-e Shah, constructions started during the reign of Shah Abbas to replace the much older Jameh Mosque in conducting the Friday prayers standing on south side of Naghsh-i Jahan Square.
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Muqarnas at Isfahan Imam Mosque built during the Safavid period, it is an excellent example of Islamic architecture of Iran, and regarded as one of the masterpieces of Persian Architecture. Muqarnas is a decoration with painted tiles, wood, or plaster.
Tags :Isfahan , Imam Mosque Isfahan , Iwan , Muqarnas , Arcade , Mosque , Safavid


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Safavid king Shah Abbas 1st in a Book by Dominicus Custos, Atrium heroicum, Augsburg 1600-1602. Shah Abbas The Great (January 27, 1571 – January 19, 1629) was generally considered the greatest ruler of the Safavid dynasty.
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Safavid era Shah Abbas Mosque in Ganjeh, modern Azarbaijan. The photo is from late 19th century and the minarets have been destroyed under the Soviet rule as part of assimilation of ethnic minorities.
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Safavid era Shah Abbas Mosque in Erivan/Armenia. This Mosque was built by Sheykh Bahaddin in 1606 at the same time with Shah Abbas Mosque in Ganjeh. As an educational center, it has a school and a library.
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Safavid king Shah Ismaiil's Helmet sits on his armor.He captured Tabriz in 1501 and proclaimed himself shah of Iran, bringing the whole country and portions of modern-day Iraq under his control and proclaimed Shiite faith as the official creed.
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A cow shaped Gorz (Mace) belonging to the Safavid king Shah tahmasp.Gorz was an ancient weapon in Iran which consisted of a heavy top, usually an Iron ball with sharp extensions that used to be mounted on a shaft or tied to a chain.
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Safavid king Shah Abbas sent Ambassadors Europe who visited Russia, Norway, Germany, and Italy. Fresco in the Doge's Palace in Venice depicting Doge Mariano Grimani receiving the Persian Ambassadors, 1599.
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A fine page of Shahnameh of Ferdowsi dedicated to Shah Tahmasp, the second king of the Safavid Dynasty. It's the result of artwork by best artists of the time starting 2 years before Shah Ismail's death and finished by his son.
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A Russian sketch from Army officers after they captured Derbent in 1722.The declining Safavi dynasty was an opportunity for Peter the great, to deploy 22,000 men and his newly built Caspian fleet and easily capture Darband in southern Daghestan.
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A portrait of the Safavid king Shah Abbas the Great in a European style hat with a moustache. The greatest of the Safavid monarchs came to power in 1587 at the age 16 following the forced abdication of his father, Shah Muhammad Khodabandeh.
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Chehelsotoon Palace of Isfahan: A well preserved Safavid painting shows the battle of Marv, in 1510 in which Shah Ismail defeated the Uzbek army headed by Sheybak Khan.
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A miniature from Padeshahnameh shows Safavid governors of Ghandahar Surrendering the Citadel to Shah Jahan in 1638. Shah Abbas 2 personally leaded an army and drove Indian invaders out of Ghandahar on Jan, 3, 1649.
Tags :Ghandahar , Citadel , Mughal , Surrender , Safavid , 1638 , Padeshahnameh , Afghanistan , India , Battle , Horse , Sword , Shah Jahan , Ali Mardan Khan , Safavian Dynasty


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Portrait of French Jean-Baptiste Tavernier by Nicolas de Largillière in Safavid attire.Tavernier was a French traveller who traded with Iran. His first travel to Persia (1631-33) was followed by his second trip in 1638.
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Painting shows Safavid Ambassador of Persia at the court of Louis XIV of France on Feb, 19, 1715. Wishing to reinforce exchanges with France, Shah Hossein sent an Embassy led by Mohammad Reza Beg.
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Portrait of Safavid Ambassador to France, Mohammad Reza Bey: during the reign of Louis XIV. Oil painting on paperboard by Antoine Coypel (1661–1722) He fell in love with a 17 year old girl, leaves her pregnant and his mission turned into a scandal.
Tags :Safavid , Mohammad Reza Bey , Ambassador , France , Safavian Dynasty


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The Shah Abbasi Hotel Isfahan was originally a caravansaray built at the time of Sultan Hossein about 300 years ago as a caravansaray. The 1974 film Ten Little Indians, starring Oliver Reed and Elke Sommer, was shot here.
Tags :Isfahan , Shah Abbas , Hotel , Night , Pool , Restaurant , Caravansaray , Safavid


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Safavid arts evolved in many directions such were paintings on the walls and in books. The fine example of bookbinding shows a scene where the royal family rest and entertain themselves in the nature: trees, flowers, animals were used fo decoration.
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A page from Haftorang, the most important book of the Safavid era after the Shahnameh of Shah Tahmasp. It shows a hamam (Persian bath) Apart from cleaning and shaving, hamam was also a place for socializing eating, drinking and entertainment.
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Safavid era painting in Chehelsotoon: Shah Abbas the Great received Uzbek Vali Muhammad Khan in 1611 and accepted to help him against his nephew Imam Gholi Khan but Mohammad Khan fell in love with a charming girl named Golpari in Isfahan and setlled there
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The Hakim Mosque of Isfahan is a Safavid era historical heritage. Located at the end of the Rangrezan Bazaar, it was built by Hakim Mohammad Davoud, the personal doctor of Shah Abbas 2 on the ruins of Jameh Deylami Mosque from the 4th century Hijri.
Tags :Isfahan , Safavid , Hakim Mosque , Mosque , Islamic


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Map of Hamedan illustrated by Ottoman explorer Matrakchi Nasuh who includes all the cities met by the army along the way during Suleiman I’s first Iran-Iraq campaign in 1534-35. Considering the technology of his time, some of his works are remarkable.
Tags :Hamedan , Ottoman , Matrakchi Nasuh , Map , Safavid , 1534


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A 16th century map of Tabriz by Ottoman historian Matrakchi Nasuh who wrote a historical piece on the Iran campaign of Suleiman 1st titled "Fetihname-i Karabuğdan".The Library of Istanbul University hosts the only copy of this unique work.
Tags :Tabriz , Ottoman , Map , Matrakchi Nasuh , 1534 , Safavid


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A Portrait of Safavid king Shah Abbas. Shah Abbas was name of two Safavid Emperors:1- Shah Abbas 1st the Great was the 5th Safavid King (1588-1629) 2- Shah Abbas 2nd was Shah of Iran from 1642 to 1666.
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Isfahan: The silhouette of a woman passing the 33 pol bridge
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Isfahan Alighapoo building used to be the headquarters of Safavi empire
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Map of Zanjan drawn by Ottoman historian Matrakchi Nasuh. In his book he illustrated first Iran-Iraq campaign in 1534-35. Besides illustrating the march of the Ottoman army from Istanbul to Baghdad and then Tabriz and its return via Halab and Eskisehir,
Tags :Zanjan , Ottoman , Matrakchi Nasuh , Map , Safavid , 1534


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Safavi Isfahan Naghshejahan Square constructed between 1598 and 1629, it is now an important historical site, and one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. It's the world's second largest square. The photo probably belongs to Qajar era.
Tags :Safavid , Isfahan , Naghshejahan , Square , Alighapoo , Shah Abbas


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A 19 century (1839-1841) painting from Naghshejahan Square in Safavid Isfahan from French architect, Xavier Pascal Coste, who traveled to Iran along with the French king's embassy to Persia in 1839.
Tags :Safavid , Isfahan , Naghshejahan , Square , Painting


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The Roof of the Jame(Jomeh) Mosque of Isfahan which can be considered a museum of Islamic arts, has been contructed in the beginning of the 6th century Hijri. The unique decoration is like small altars towards moving the ceiling.
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Isfahan Nights: Alighapoo Palace at Naghshejahan Square. The golden age of Isfahan began in 1598 when Shah Abbas I made it his capital and rebuilt it into one of the 17th century's greatest cities.
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Shah Abbas Caravansaray Ahar
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City of Isfahan Safavid era Khajoo bridge on a snowy day
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Dehnarmak Carvansaray Garmsaar one of the 9999 inns constructed by a decree from Shah Abbas to increase trade and travel security.
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Isfahan Menarjonban or shaking minarets a great architectural achievement of Safavi era
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Amir Chakhmakh Mosque Yazd building was completed in 1438 AD near the end of Teimurid era and was improved during Safavi dynasty.
Tags :Mosque , Yazd , Islamic , Safavid , Teimurid , Amir Chaqmaq Complex


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Isfahan Naghshejahan Square
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Nice Brick-works on the Roof of the historical Tabriz Bazaar one of the oldest bazaars of the Middle East and the largest covered bazaar in the world. It was registered as World Heritage Site with UNESCO in July 2010.
Tags :Tabriz , Bazaar , Brick , Roof , Tabriz Bazaar , Azarbaijan , Safavid


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Shah Ismail Safavi's Portrait. Shah Ismail was king of Iran (1501-1524) and founder of the Safavid Dynasty. His father was Sheikh Heydar and his mother was Alamshah (daughter of Uzun Hasan Ak Koyunlu)
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Shah Ismail Safavi Statue and Fountain in Baku. Shah Ismail I (born July 17, 1487, died May 23, 1524, Ardabil) was the founder of the Safavid Empire and patron of the Shia sect of Islam. He was a good poet and philosopher of his time.
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Safavi Cavalary Unit
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Bisotoun Bridge
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Shah Ismail Safavi statue in Baku: Ismail I (shah of Iran), July 17, 1487 Ardabīl, Azerbaijan May 23, 1524 Ardabīl, Safavid shah of Iran (1501–24) and religious leader who founded the Safavid Empire and sponsored the Sufi-Shia sect of Islam.
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Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is located at the Eastern corner of the Naghshejahan square in Isfahan. With no minarets, it was used as the royal mosque and a secret gathering place for Safavid officials
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The dome at Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is used as a classical design on Persian carpets. At center, glittering tiles form a shape that resembles a peacock always pointing the Kiblah
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Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque in Naghshejahan square of Isfahan
Tags :Mosque , Islamic , Isfahan , Safavid , Naghshejahan , Religion , Dome


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Curvings in the Roof of the music room at the Alighapoo Palace was designed in a way that two musicians created enough echo for impression of a full orchestra.
Tags :Music , Alighapoo , Palace , Roof , Hall , Safavid , Isfahan , Music of Iran


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Safavi historical 33 Pol bridge built on Zayanderood river in Isfahan
Tags :33Pol , Bridge , Zayanderood , Isfahan , Safavid


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Isfahan Alighapoo state building located in Naghshejahan square
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A Safavid era painting shows soldiers playing Chowgun, known today as polo
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A panoramic view at night from the Safavid 33 Pol Bridge of Isfahan
Tags :33Pol , Bridge , Isfahan , Panorama , View , Safavid , Night


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Robert Shirley; wearing the exotic Persian clothes and his Circassian wife Teresia wearing her native style of dress but also holds a pistol and a pocket watch, as symbols of European technology.
Tags :Robert , Shirley , Court , British , Safavid , Painting , Circassia


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A miniature painting shows Ottoman Victory over Safavid ruler and capturing of Nakhjevan Sultan Suleyman forces. Caucasia was the scene of endless wars between Iran and Ottoman Empire.
Tags :Safavid , Nakhjevan , Ottoman , Victory , Sultan Suleyman , Painting , 1514 , Safavian Dynasty


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Qazvin: Safavid 40sotoon (Chehelsotoon) palace. The building is a pavilion in the city of Qazvin that was primarily built during Safavid era in two floors. The first floor has 3 layers of wall paintings and the second floor was renovated during Qajar era.
Tags :Qazvin , Safavid , Qazvin Chehelsotoon , Kolahfarangi


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Different locks from Safavid and Qajar era on display at Abyaz Palace museum inside the Golestan Palace complex. Abyaz (White) Palace, now the museum of anthropology was built on a site which used to be Agha Mohammad Khan's tower.
Tags :Safavid , Qajar , Lock , Golestan , Palace , Abyaz Palace


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The Shah Abbas Mosque is one of few remaining Safavid era monuments in Ganjeh in today's Azerbaijan Republic.The original brick dome, (probably destroyed) has been replaced by a tin one. Russians Ganjeh took Ganjeh from Iran in 1813.
Tags :Ganjeh , Shah Abbas , Mosque , Safavid , Dome


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Shah Ismail Safavi's Profile: Shah Ismail Safavi Khatai (Ismayil Safavi Hatayi) - Turkic ruler of Iran, founder of the Safavid Empire.The Safavid dynasty had its origin in the "Safawiyyah" which was established in the city of Ardabil by Sheikh Safioddin.
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Safavid Painting shows Shah Abbas 2nd, the 7th ruler of the Safavian Dynasty (born 31 December 1632; died 25/26 October 1666) he was Shah of Iran from 1642 to 1666. He was the son of Shah Safi I and Anna Khanoom,
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Qom Stone Castle Caravansaray is located 35 km NW Qom.
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102 m. Loshan Bridge was built at the beginning of the Safavid Dynasty and has been associated with many historical events ever since
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Sign on top of the gate of Safi Mosque entrance,Rasht which took its name from Mohammad Safi Mirza, the son of Shah Abbas. It's also called Shahidiyeh because many innocent Safavid princes were killed here.
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The Windmill of Safi Mosque in Rasht provides green ventilation.
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The beautiful Alighapoo Palace in Isfahan at Night
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Jamalabad Caravansaray in Miyaneh, one of several building during Shah Abbas Safavi that aimed to promote trade and transport safety
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Isfahan's Alighapoo building was registered as national heritage in1932. Women in Qajar style chador covering their face are seen in front of Shah Abbad Palace entrance./ Photograph from Qajar era
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Painting of a beautiful Iranian lady on a western wall of Isfahan's Alighapoo Palace Jan, 2010. This is one of several examples that shows Safavid rulers were found of arts and did not approve extremism in the name of Islam.
Tags :Isfahan , Alighapoo , Palace , Painting , 2010 , Women , Lady , Safavid



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Many Motorcycles pollute Isfahan's Historical Bazaar Jan,2010. The 5km long Bazaar with a nice roof made of bricks also surrounds the Naghshejahan square.
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Bikes (Bicycle) inside Isfahan Historical Bazaar look more acceptable than motorcycles which pollute the air and make lots of noise that may harm this glorious atmopsphere
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Rhagae Shah Abdolazim Museum Brass Bowl engraved decorated with verses of Quran/ Safavid
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After months of severe drought, birds enjoy themselves in Isfahan's Zayandehrood river by the historical 33Pol Safavid bridge Jan, 2010
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Painting of a beautiful Iranian lady on an eastern wall of Isfahan's Alighapoo Palace Jan, 2010. This is one of several examples that shows Safavid rulers were found of arts and did not approve extremism in the name of Islam.
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Alighapoo Building Isfahan, built as state headquarters during Shah Abbas and was a ceremonial gathering place
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Ashraf Hall Isfahan : Built from wood during Shah Abbas II's reign, it is located inside the imperial palace.
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Ashraf Hall Isfahan Roof Decoration
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A wall Painting in Chehelsotoon Palace of Isfahan showing Shah Ismail 1st of Safavid Empire in the battlefield against the Uzbek commander Mohammad Sheybak Khan. The battle ended in Dec, 2, 1510 with decisive Persian victory.
Tags :Chehelsotoon , Palace , Isfahan , Painting , Safavid , 1510 , Sheybak Khan , Uzbek , Shah Ismail , Safavian Dynasty


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Alighapoo Palace Isfahan : According to some accouts the name Alighapoo in Turkish means The Ali Gate
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Khajoo Bridge Isfahan Winter
Tags :Khajoo , Bridge , Isfahan , Winter , Snow , Night , Safavid , Khaju Bridge


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Si-o-se Pol on Zayandeh River (Bridge of 33 Arches) is one of the 11 bridges of Isfahan, Iran. It is highly ranked as one of the most famous examples of Safavid bridge design commissioned in 1602 by Shah Abbas I from his chancellor Allahverdi Khan.
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Isfahan 33pol Zayanderood River
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View from under the 33Pol Bridge Isfahan
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Abbasabad historical site is located 6 km to Behshahr in Mazandaran Province, famous for its greenery and beauty besides its historic significance. As the name suggests, the castle was built during the reign of Shah Abbas of the Safavian Dynasty.
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Historical Urmia Bazaar in West Azarbaijan was built during Safavid era but additions were made during Zand and Qajar dynasties
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Ghahghaha(Laughter) Castle Kalibar, Azarbaijan was used as a prison for dissidents during Safavid era
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Abbasi Bridge Laar built during Safavid dynasty on 7 pillars
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A painting shows Shah Tahmasp honoring Homayoon Shah of India in a party. The event actually took place in 1540 when the Indian emperor sought military help from the Safavid court to regain his throne.
Tags :Shah Tahmasp , Dance , Painting , Safavid , Isfahan , Indian , Alighapoo , Safavian Dynasty


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The mysterious music hall wall at the Alighapoo Palace is a masterpiece of interior design in Safavid era.
Tags :Music , Hall , Alighapoo , Palace , Safavid , Isfahan , Music of Iran


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The Shah Abbas Mosque located south of the Naghshejahan sq, Isfahan. The new minarets and entrance were added later to make it accessible through the world's second largest square
Tags :Shah Abbas , Mosque , Safavid , Islamic , Night , Isfahan , Religion , Dome , Imam Mosque Isfahan


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Construction of Jolfa Armenian Vank (Salvation for all) Church was completed in 1664 AD, a symbol of co-existence between Muslim and Christian communities.
Tags :Jolfa , Church , Isfahan , Safavid , Isfahan , Winter , Religion , Vank Cathedral


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Jolfa Vank Church Altar with stunning 400 year old paintings and decorations
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Painting from Jolfa Vank Cathedral showing Annunciation
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Jolfa Vank Church Dome which is a combination of the Safavid Islamic and Christian arts
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The clock tower was added to the Jolfa Vank Church in 1931
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Jolfa Vank Church Aerial view
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Abbasabad Street in Isfahan named after Shah Abbas name of two Safavid Emperors:- Shah Abbas 1st the Great was the 5th Safavid King (1588-1629)- Shah Abbas 2nd was Shah of Iran from 1642 to 1666.
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The Music Hall at the Alighapoo Palace in Isfahan was designed to enjoy live music
Tags :Music , Hall , Alighapoo , Palace , Isfahan , Safavid , Music of Iran


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The dome of the Sheikh Lotfollah mosque is seen across the Shah Mosque at Naghshejahan square in Isfahan.
Tags :Sheikh , Shah , Mosque , Safavid , Isfahan , Naghshejahan , Religion , Dome


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Paintings at Jolfa Church (Vank) of Isfahan/Iran : Baptism of Jesus Christ Jesus was baptized in the Jordan River by John the Baptist so he could offer Himself as a sacrifice for human sins.
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Paintings Jolfa Church Birth of Jesus Christ
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Paintings Jolfa Church : The Altar
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Paintings Jolfa Church : Crucification (crucifixion)
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Paintings Jolfa Church : Last Supper
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Paintings Jolfa Church Abraham
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Paintings Jolfa Church Resurrection
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Chehelsotoon (40sotoon) Palace in Winter
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Khajoo Bridge of Isfahan, an architectural masterpiece of Safavid era that was used as a water regulator
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Safavid Brass Candlestick with embossed images in Abdolazim Museum
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1958 Isfahan's Shah Madrasa, a mosque which is used as a traditional school of theology./ Photograph from Qajar era
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Safavid Shah Tahmasp is seen in a Painting at Chelsotoon palace in the historical city of Isfahan.
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Safavid Shah Ismail : Born into a Shiite family with close ties to the Sufi tradition, he became head of a Shiite military force, the Kizilbash, at the age of 14. He promoted Shiite faith in Iran and helped the country regain its cultural independence.
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The magnificent Roof at the Safavid Chehelsotoon Palace in Isfahan with various colorful designs is a materpiece that has been inspiring carpet makers, painters, and other artists in Iran.
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A painting at the Safavid Chehelsotoon palace in Isfahan shows people celebrating Charshanbeh Souri, a feast taking place on the eve of the last Tuesday night of Norooz (Persian solar new year on March, 20)
Tags :Safavid , Chehelsotoon , Isfahan , Charshanbeh Souri , Painting , Dance , Fire , Norooz


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Site of the Chaldiran Battle in which Shah Ismail Safavid was defeated due to lack of modern arms.Consequences of this defeat were psychological for Shah Ismail and destroyed Ismail's belief in his invincibility, based on his claimed divine status.
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Isfahan's 33pol or Allahverdi bridge in 2009. Photographers lined up in front of this historical monument from Safavid era, in order to gain their share of millions of tourists flocking to this beautiful city every year.
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A structure that looks like a Fireplace inside Isfahan's Alighapoo Palace
Tags :Isfahan , Alighapoo , Palace , Fireplace , Safavid


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A beautiful view from Isfahan's Marnan Bridge over the Zayanderood river at night
Tags :Isfahan , Marnan Bridge , Safavid , Night , Zayanderood


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Isfahan 1704 : A sketch of what seems to be a part of Naghshejahan Square by Dutch explorer and artist Cornelis de Bruijn
Tags :Isfahan , Naghshejahan , Square , 1704 , Safavid , Caravansaray


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Safavid Shah Tahmasp Flag: The Safavid dynasty was a descendent of Ak Koyunlu (White Sheep) tribe
Tags :Ak Koyunlu , Shah Tahmasp , Flag , Safavid



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A painting shows Sheikh Safi's Wedding with Sheikh Zahed Gilani's Daughter Bibi Fatemeh. Sheikh Safi was the founder of the Safavid Dynasty
Tags :Safavid , Sheikh Safi , Wedding , Sheikh Zahed Gilani , Daughter , Safavian Dynasty


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An antique Persian Carpet from Safavid era made in Isfahan around 1660, during the reign of Shah Abbas. In 2008, this artwork was sold in an auction in New York for 4.5 million dollars, another reason why buying hand-woven Persian carpets is an investment
Tags :Safavid , Persian , Carpet , Isfahan , 1660


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Saadtabad Garden aka the Mirror Palace was built during the Sah Safi era in memory of Shah Tahmasb of Safavid Dynasty by the Zayanderood River of Isfahan. The building was destroyed during the Qajar era.
Tags :Isfahan , Saadtabad Garden , Safavid , Zayanderood


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Isfahan Khajoo Bridge 1968/ Photograph from Qajar era
Tags :Isfahan , Khajoo , Bridge , Safavid , Khaju Bridge


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Rhagae Abdolazim Museum : A bronze Bowl from Safavid era with Quranic Inscriptions
Tags :Rhagae , Abdolazim , Museum , Bowl , Safavid , Inscription , Quran


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Lahijan 1301 Sheikh Zahed Gilani appoints Sheikh Safieddin as his successor head master of Sufi mystics before his death. Miniature painting depicts formation of the Safavid school of thought
Tags :Lahijan , Sheikh Zahed Gilani , Sheikh Safi , Safavid , 1301 , Safavian Dynasty


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A Cow is having a good time munching on the grass in front of a deserted Shah Abbas Safavi Caravansaray near Emamzadeh Hashem in Gilan. Shah Abbas built 999 caravansarays around Iran along trade routes in order to make travelling safer.
Tags :Shah , Abbas , Caravansaray , Cow , Gilan , Safavid


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A painting shows the Ambassador of Safavid king Shah Abbas 1st in Europe. Abbas I as a new Ceasar being honoured by the trumpets of fame and the Persian embassy in Allegorie de l Occasion.
Tags :Safavid , Ambassador , Shah Abbas , Europe , 1628 , Persian Embassy


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Fresco of the Persian embassy envoy of Shah Abbas 1st to Europe (1609–1615) visiting Pope Paul V in Rome, painted in 1615-1616. Sala dei Corazzieri, Palazzo del Quirinale, Rome. This period marks a significant advance in Iranian foreign policy.
Tags :Safavid , Ambassador , Shah Abbas , Europe , Pope Paul V , Rome , 1609 , Ali Gholi Beyg , Robert Shirley , Persian Embassy


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In 1609 two ambassadors of Shah Abbas 1st the Great Aliqoli Beg and Robert Sherley, were received by Pope Paulus V: the event is magnificently depicted in the Palace of Quirinale in Rome, signaling strong commercial ties between Persia and Italian states.
Tags :Safavid , Ambassador , Shah Abbas , Europe , 1609 , Pope Paul V , Rome , Ali Gholi Beyg , Robert Shirley , Persian Embassy


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Safavid Ambassador Hossein Ali Beyg envoy of Shah Abbas to Europe (1599–1602) was part of numerous diplomatic efforts seeking against the Ottoman expansion.Further efforts towards an alliance were also undertaken by Anthony Sherley acting as intermediary.
Tags :Safavid , Ambassador , Shah Abbas , Europe , Hossein Ali Beyg , Persian Embassy


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Night view from the a small mansion at middle of Isfahan's Khajoo Bridge which used to be set as a royal residential for Safavid family or preferred guests.
Tags :Isfahan , Khajoo , Bridge , Night , Safavid , 2010 , Khaju Bridge


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Isfahan : People pass over the historical Shahrestan Bridge at the entrance of Isfahan's fair.
Tags :Isfahan , Shahrestan Bridge , 2010 , Safavid , River


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Isfahan's magnificient Shah Abbasi Mosque on the southern side of the Naghshejahan square.
Tags :Isfahan , Shah , Abbasi , Mosque , Naghshejahan , 2010 , Safavid , Shah Abbas , Dome , Imam Mosque Isfahan


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Isfahan : Beautiful decoration on the Roof at Alighapoo palace has been inspiring Isfahan's craftsmen for centuries.
Tags :Isfahan , Alighapoo , Roof , Decoration , Palace , 2010 , Safavid


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Isfahan Alighapoo palace might be of first examples of a 6 story Apartment besides depicting Persian genius with a pool and water fountain on the third floor and the amazing music hall on the last floor.
Tags :Isfahan , Alighapoo , Apartment , Safavid , 2010


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Isfahan Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque 2010 : Fountains add to the glory of this amazing mosque which has not minarets. Secret high level meetings took place here using an underground passage from Alighapoo Palace during Safavid dynasty.
Tags :Isfahan , Sheikh , Lotfollah , Mosque , 2010 , Pool , Fountain , Safavid , Naghshejahan , Dome



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The Shah Sultan Hossein (Mother of Shah) Madrasa in Chaharbagh of Isfahan was built during Safavid by mother of Sultan Hossein as a clergy school. Splendid tile-works separates this building from others in the historical city of Isfahan.
Tags :Isfahan , Sultan Hossein , Madrasa , Safavid , School , Mother , Chaharbagh


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Under the guidance of prominent Cleric Allameh Majlesi the Safavid state made major efforts, in the 17th century to Persianize Shiite practice and culture in order to facilitate its spread in Iran. Opaque watercolor on paper
Tags :Safavid , Cleric , Allameh Majlesi , Shiite



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