Safavid

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Sa•fa•vid

(ˈsæf ə vɪd)

n.
a member of a dynasty that ruled Persia from 1501 to 1736.
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Due to their popularity abroad, they were said to have been exported widely during the Safavid dynasty. Thus, fewer remained in its country of origin.
In fact, with the emergence at the turn of the sixteenth century of the rival Safavid Dynasty in Persia, whose rulers laid direct claim to descent from a powerful Sufi order in their own right, many Sufi groups chose to side with the Ottomans' enemies.
He covers the ancient Christian community; the Church of the East: the Arab (651-1258), Mongol (1258-1410), and Turkish (1410-1508) ages; the Latin Church in Mesopotamia: the Safavid Dynasty and the Ottoman era; the 20th century: demography and geographic upheaval and the birth of Iraq, and the Holy See and Iraq.
Use of tobacco for pleasure dates farther back in the Levant and to Safavid Dynasty of Persia and Mughals in India.
For me, the most interesting thing in the Azerbaijani literature is the combination of history and culture, the preservation of the national heritage, the embodiment of the harmony of the East and West, starting from the Safavid dynasty.
The Safavid dynasty converted Iran to Shi'ism beginning in the early sixteenth century in part to create greater unity against the Sunni Ottoman Empire--as crucial a step towards a modern nation-state as the reign of Elizabeth I in England when a national Protestantism crystalized against Catholic Spain.
Chapters 6 and 7 lead readers from the Mongol invasion to the fall of the Safavid dynasty. Valuable estimates (pp.
Silk textiles such as this one were highly prized during the rule of the Safavid dynasty in Iran (1501-1722 CE).
Though Islam arrived in Iran by way of conquest in 637-651, the country did not officially adopt Shiism until later, with Shah Ismail I of the Safavid dynasty undertaking in 1501 the forcible conversion of the country's Sunni population.
Though Islam arrived in Iran by way of conquest in 637-651, the country did not officially adopt Shi'ism for nearly another century, with Shah Ismail I of the Safavid dynasty undertaking in 1501 the forcible conversion of the country's Sunni population.
Its origin is from Persia and then spread to east India during Safavid Dynasty. This 73.5cm high shisha offers technical sophistication that would make your smoking experience more enjoyable.