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									Word List           Timeline
Transoxania mid 14th century: Collapse
             of the Ilkhanate. Safavids build
Timurids     support among Qizilbash
             (“redheads”).
shaykh (Sufi
master)      1499 Safavid Isma‘il attacks local
             Turkish rulers.
Safi al-Din
(1252-1334) 1501 Isma‘il takes Tabriz.

              1501-24 Reign of Isma‘il.
Word List           Timeline
Ottomans      1510 Safavids have taken
              eastern Asia Minor, Iraq and
Özbegs        western Persia. Defeats Özbegs
(Uzbeks)      in battle.

janissaries   1512-13 Safavids defeat Özbegs
              again, secures eastern border.
wakil
(deputy)      1514 Ottomans defeat Safavids
              at Chaldiran, briefly occupy
shah          Tabriz.
Timeline
1524-76 Reign of Tahmasp.

1533 Tahmasp takes de facto power.

1534, 1548, 1554-55 Ottoman invasions of
Safavid territory. Peace finally made, Iraq
(including Baghdad) left in Ottoman hands.
Safavids keep Tabriz, but Tahmasp moves
capital to Qazvin.
Timeline
1587 Murshid Quli Khan raises ‘Abbas to
throne.

1587-1629 Reign of ‘Abbas.

1598 ‘Abbas transfers capital to Isfahan.

1603-23 Safavids push Ottomans out of
north-west Persia, Baghdad and south-east
Asia Minor.
Timeline
1629-42 Reign of al-Safi.

1642-66 Reign of ‘Abbas II.

1645 ‘Abbas II takes de facto power.

1648 Safavids take Qandahar from Mughals.

1666-94 Reign of al-Safi II/Sulayman.
Timeline
1694-1722 Reign of Sultan Husayn.

1722 Mahmud of Qandahar takes Isfahan.
Sultan Husayn abdicates. Mahmud becomes
new ruler of Isfahan, effectively bringing
Safavid rule to an end.
Object List
 The Citadel at Bam (Iran). 130 miles southeast of Kirman, Great Sand
        desert. 16-18th c. Sundried brick. View of Citadel and water
        tower with old town below. (F)

 The Citadel at Bam (Iran). 130 miles southeast of Kirman, Great Sand
        desert. 16-18th c. Sundried brick. Overall view of Citadel in
        desert. (F)

 The Citadel at Bam (Iran). 130 miles southeast of Kirman, Great Sand
        desert. 16-18th c. Sundried brick. View of Observation Tower
        and Fortified area below. (F)

 The Citadel at Bam (Iran). 130 miles southeast of Kirman, Great Sand
        desert. 16-18th c. Sundried brick. View of fortifications from
        below, with surrounding wall and towers. (F)
                      F = Ferret, A = Archnet
Object List
 The Citadel at Bam (Iran). 130 miles southeast of Kirman, Great Sand
        desert. 16-18th c. Sundried brick. View over old town falling
        into disrepair. (F)

 Axonometric reconstruction of Maidan-i Shah (begun 1598) and the
      surrounding buildings. (A)

 Pavilion of the ‘Ali Qapu (Gate of ‘Ali, 1597-1660) originally
        monumental gateway to royal palaces. (F)

 Maidan. View southeast with the Mosque of Shaykh Lutfallah to the
       left, ‘Ali Qapu to the right, and the Masjid-i Shah ahead. (A)

 Detail of the vaults of the Music room of the ‘Ali Qapu, Isfahan.
         1600s. (F)
                       F = Ferret, A = Archnet
Object List
 Chihil Sutun Pavilion. Isfahan. Mid-17th c. Front view. (F)

 Masjid Shaykh Lutfallah, Isfahan. 1603-19. Dome (1616). (F)

 View of Mosque of Shaykh Lutfallah (1603-19), with ‘pink’ evening.
       (F)

 Mosque of Shaykh Lutfallah. View of the entrance. (A)

 Various views of the maidan. (A)

 Masjid-i Shah, Isfahan. 1611-66. Aerial view. (F)

 Masjid-i Shah, Isfahan. 1611-66. View of main entrance gate. (F)

                       F = Ferret, A = Archnet
Object List
Masjid-i Shah, Isfahan. 1611-66. Detail inside entryway. (F)

Masjid-i Shah, Isfahan. 1611-66. Detail of north side of court with
       northeast iwan. (F)

Masjid-i Shah, Isfahan. 1611-66. Northwest iwan. (F)

Masjid-i Shah, Isfahan. 1611-66. Southeast iwan. (F)

Masjid-i Shah, Isfahan. 1611-66. View of southwest (qibla) iwan and
       entrance gate. (F)

Masjid-i Shah, Isfahan. 1611-66. Dome, showing a good example of tile
       work. (F)

                       F = Ferret, A = Archnet
Object List
 Masjid-i Shah, Isfahan. 1611-66. Dome. (F)

 Masjid-i Shah, Isfahan. 1611-66. Interior. (F)

 Masjid-i Shah, Isfahan. 1611-66. Detail of interior. (F)

 Masjid-i Shah, Isfahan. 1611-66. Interior wall elevation. Elaborate
        polychrome tile. (F)

 Masjid-i Shah, Isfahan. 1611-66. Detail of southern prayer hall. (F)

 Masjid-i Shah, Isfahan. 1611-66. Dome in front of mihrab. (F)

 Madrasa-i Shah (bt. 1706). Reconstructed view of courtyard. (F)

                      F = Ferret, A = Archnet
Object List                                    F = Ferret, A = Archnet

Madrasa-i Shah (bt. 1706). Entrance portal. (F)

The nightmare of Zahhak from Tahmasp Shahnama, 1525-35. (F)

Mystery object! Tabriz, c. 1540. (F)

The past as myth. Nizami, Khamsa, Tabriz. 1539-43. Theme drawn on
       pre-Islamic Persian legend, Khusrau and his consort Shirin
       spend the evening listening to stories told by her maids. Scene
       evokes Scheherezade and the 1,001 nights. (F)

Book binding. Tabriz, c. 1540. Lacquer on leather. Inner sides.
      40 x 25cm. (F - 2 slides)

Young man in a blue coat. Riza. Isfahan, c. 1587. Ink and colour on
      paper. 13 x 7cm. (F)
Object List
Picnickers. c. 1647. Chihil Sutun. Isfahan. (F)

Tahmasp receiving Humayun. 1660s. Isfahan at the Chihil Sutun. (F)

Mir Afzal Tuni Album painting of a lady watching a dog drink from a
       bowl. Iran, c. 1640. Illuminated manuscript. (F)

Woman counting on her fingers. 1674. Style of Mu‘in Musavvir. (F)

Mu‘in: Portrait of the painter Riza-i ‘Abbasi. Produced in Isfahan,
       Iran, 1673. Watercolour on paper. Riza’s most gifted pupil
       shows the master at work. (F)

Ardabil carpet. Iran. 1539/40. Wool pile on silk warps. 10.51 x 5.35m.
       (F)
                      F = Ferret, A = Archnet
Object List


 Iranian Kashan Medallion carpet. 16th c. wool, silk and silver thread.
         2.48 x 1.99m. (F)

 Text medallion. Iran. 16th c. Suta voided silk velvet. (F)

 Fritware dish. Carved slip. Kirman. 17th c. (F)

 Lustre-painted spouted jar. Iran, 17th c. (F)




                       F = Ferret, A = Archnet

								
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