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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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He was succeeded by his son Tahmasp, then aged less than 11.
That of the Persian Safavids, led by Shah Tahmasp, was defending its territory from the Ottoman sultan Suleiman the Magnificent.
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 second section introduces visitors to the Ottoman artistic production with works ranging from the 16th to 18th centuries.
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. The Safavids played a major role in the transfer of artistic practices by means of travelling artists to the neighbouring Ottoman and Mughal courts.
In Kurdistan, a frontier region, one can observe this administra' tive variation very clearly." (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.
(24.) Akihiko Yamaguchi, "Shah Tahmasp's Kurdish Policy," Studia Iranica 1, 2012: 118-19.
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.
"Venetian envoy, De Alesandri said the same thing about Shah Tahmasp:
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 war between the two powers continued under Isma'il's son Tahmasp and Sultan Suleiman-I, until Shah Abbas regained areas lost to the Ottomans by 1602.
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.