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Tahmasp

(tä`mäsp), 1514–76, shah of Persia (1524–76), son and successor of IsmailIsmail
, 1486–1524, shah of Persia (1502–24), founder of the Safavid dynasty. He restored Persia to the position of a sovereign state for the first time since the Arab invasion of Persia.
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 and the second of the Safavid dynasty. He successfully repulsed persistent invasions by the Uzbeks. Sulayman I also invaded Persia, continuing the wars between Ottomans and Persians commenced by Selim I. One stage of these wars ended with a peace treaty in 1555. In 1561 an Englishman, Anthony Jenkinson, succeeded in establishing a trade route to Central Asia and Persia across Russia. Continual warfare during the reign of Tahmasp helped bring about internal decline.
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The Safavid Empire section (1501-1736) displays works from the Safavid royal Kitabkhanah, or manuscripts workshop, as well as artistic motifs developed under patrons such as Shah Tahmasp.
The Safavid Empire section (1501-1736) showcases works from the Safavid royal Kitabkhanah, or manuscripts workshop, as well as artistic motifs developed under patrons such as Shah Tahmasp.
He was succeeded by his son Tahmasp, then aged less than 11.
7) Kurds' consolidation under Ottoman rule was a relatively easy choice, given the amount of persecution they faced under the Safavids (especially during Shah Tahmasp period of 1524-76), which became a permanent and brutal imperial state policy.
The activities of the militia of sorts responsible for promoting ritual cursing in Safavid Iran, the tabarra'iyan, is discussed by Rosemary Stanfield-Johnson, "The Tabarra'iyan and the Early Safavids," Iranian Studies 37,1 (2004): 47-71; eadem, "Sunni Survival in Safavid Iran: Anti-Sunni Activities during the Reign of Tahmasp I," Iranian Studies 27 (1994): 123-33.
In the same way that Shah Tahmasp researcher fluffy says: "His deputy Imam (aj) and the reign of his tricks is right" (Scholastic Tabrizi, 1994: 245).
For many aficionados of Islamic art, however, the highlight of the gallery will doubtless be the display of folios from the copy of the now dispersed Shah-Nameh, (Book of Kings), commissioned for Shah Tahmasp (r.
A book collecting all the illustrations from what is generally acclaimed to be the most beautiful edition of the Shahnameh, "The Shahnameh of Shah Tahmasp," has now been reprinted and is on the market again.
The Met holds 78 of the 258 miniature paintings extracted from a superb copy of Firdausi's Shahnama made for the Persian ruler Shah Tahmasp during the second quarter of the 16th century.
In the early 15th century Shah Tahmasp became the ruler of Iran at the young age of ten.
The result achieved for this important work follows the sale of an exceptional illustrated folio from the Shahnameh made for Shah Tahmasp of Persia, which achieved a record-breaking price of [pounds sterling]7.
A miniature illuminated painting documents the arrival in 1567 of an emissary of the Persian Safavid Shah Tahmasp at the Ottoman court of Sultan Selim II.