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
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.