Studies on the history of Ṣafawid Iran

by Roger Savory

Publisher: Variorum Reprints in London

Written in English
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  • Iran -- History -- 16th-18th centuries.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementRoger M. Savory.
SeriesVariorum reprint ;, CS256
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS292 .S27 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination302 p. in various pagings :
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2462915M
ISBN 100860782042
LC Control Number87170005

New perspectives on Safavid Iran: empire and society. Iran -- History -- Ṣafavid dynasty, HISTORY -- Middle East -- Egypt (see also Ancient -- Egypt) Festschrift edited by Colin Mitchell and dedicated to Roger M. Savory makes a valuable and welcome contribution to the study of Safavid Iran The book is aimed at a. Matthew Melvin-Koushki specializes in early modern Islamicate intellectual and imperial history, with a focus on the theory and practice of the occult sciences in Timurid-Safavid Iran and the broader Persianate world to the 19th century. History. Iran's earliest surviving literary traditions are that of Avestan, the Iranic sacred language of the Avesta whose earliest literature is attested from the 6th century BC and is still preserved by the country's Zoroastrian communities in the observation of their religious rituals, and that of Persian, the Iranic language that originates from the Old Iranian dialect of the region of. The Cambridge History of Iran is an eight-volume survey of Iranian history and culture, and its contribution to the civilisation of the world. This volume contains chapters on social and economic history, the arts and architecture, the exact sciences, religion, philosophy and literature.

Slaves of the Shah: New Elites of Safavid Iran Co-authored by Kathryn Babayan, Sussan Babaie, Ina Baghdiantz McCabe, Massumeh Farhad The Savafid dynasty represented, in political, cultural and economic terms the pinnacle of Iran's power and influence in its early modern history. He served as book review editor for the journal, Iranian Studies, , is coeditor of the journal Der Islam, and the consulting editor for Safavid history for the Encyclopaedia Iranica. In he was a fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton. In he served as the Roshan Professor of Persian Studies at the. The Empires of the Near East and India provides, really for the first time, a body of early modern primary sources from the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal contexts in translation.A variety of types of text are provided, from poetry to judicial rulings, and the translations are readable while maintaining the flavor of the original Arabic, Persian, or Ottoman Turkish. The genesis of Safavid studies in Japan was an outgrowth of the interest in the history of the Mongols and the Turkic people, which is a significant point characterizing Safavid studies there. A second such point is the current strong tendency to place Safavid history within a general framework of Middle Eastern history.

Thousands of Google books sources use it: A) (Safavid Persian Empire) B) (Safavid Iran) (note the tile of the book: "Safavid Iran: rebirth of a Persian empire" by Andrew J. Newman C) Tons of google books use: Arnold J. Toynbee, A Study of History, V, pp. , "in the heyday of the Mughal, Safawi, and Ottoman regimes New Persian was being. Get this from a library! A fiscal history of Iran in the Safavid and Qajar periods, [Willem M Floor]. in association with the Iran Heritage Foundation The Safavid era is of special significance in the history of Iran. Under the Safavids - between the sixteenth and the mideighteenth century - Iran was transformed and a state emerged which was the forerunner of the Iran .

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Dedicated to the renowned Safavid historian Roger Savory, this book brings together a collection of studies on the Safavid state of Iran () from the perspectives of political, social, literary, and artistic history.

Savory, a doyen of Safavid studies in the s and s, was responsible for expanding and popularizing the study of Iran in the 16th and 17th century. To celebrate this. Dedicated to the renowned Safavid historian Roger Savory, this book brings together a collection of studies on the Safavid state of Iran () from the perspectives of political, social, literary, and artistic history.

Savory, a doyen of Safavid studies in the s and s, was responsible for expanding and popularizing the study of. His recent publications include The Persian Textile Industry in Historical Perspective,A Fiscal History of Iran in the Safavid and Qajar Periods,and Safavid Government Institutions.

Product details. Series: International Library of Iranian Studies (Book 2). Iran Under the Safavids aims at providing the student and general reader, in non-technical language, with a comprehensive history of the Safavid dynasty.

Professor Savory considers the origins of the Safavid family, the course of the revolutionary movement which brought it to power and the problems facing Shāh Ismā'il I after the Cited by:   Dedicated to the renowned Safavid historian Roger Savory, this book brings together a collection of studies on the Safavid state of Iran () from theCited by: 5.

Description: Dedicated to the renowned Safavid historian Roger Savory, this book brings together a collection of studies on the Safavid state of Iran () from the perspectives of political, social, literary, and artistic history. Savory, a doyen of Safavid studies in the s and s, was responsible for expanding and popularizing.

Winner of the International Book Prize in Iranian Studies The Safavid dynasty, which reigned from the late fifteenth to the eighteenth century, links medieval with modern Iran.

The Safavids witnessed wide-ranging developments in politics, warfare, science, philosophy, religion, art and architecture. But how did this dynasty manage to produce the longest lasting and most glorious of Iran’s. Edmund Herzig is a Senior Lecturer in Persian Studies at the University of Manchester.

He specializes in the history of Iran during the Safavid and contemporary periods, as well as the Caucasus and Central Asia. He is currently co-editing The Cambridge History of Inner Asia: The Modern Age.

Willem Floor is an independent scholar specializing in the history of Iran in the Safavid and modern s: 1.

The Safavid dynasty, which reigned from the late fifteenth to the eighteenth century, links medieval with modern Iran. The Safavids witnessed wide-ranging developments in politics, warfare, science, philosophy, religion, art and architecture.

But how did this dynasty manage to produce the longest lasting and most glorious of Iran's Islamic-period eras?Reviews: 1. "Mysticism" in Iran is an in-depth analysis of significant transformations in the religious landscape of Safavid Iran that led to the marginalization of Sufism and the eventual emergence of 'irfan as an alternative Shi'i model of spirituality.

Ata Anzali draws on a treasure-trove of manuscripts from Iranian archives to offer an original study of the transformation of Safavid Persia from a Author: Ata Anzali.

Book Description: Dedicated to the renowned Safavid historian Roger Savory, this book brings together a collection of studies on the Safavid state of Iran () from the perspectives of political, social, literary, and artistic history.

Savory, a doyen of Safavid studies in the s and s, was responsible for expanding and. The Safavid dynasty represented the pinnacle of Iran's power and influence in its early modern history. The evidence of this - the creation of a nation state, military expansion and success, economic dynamism, and the exquisite art and architecture of the period - is well-known.

What is less understood is the extent to which the Safavid success depended on an elite originating from outside. Iran under the Safavids.

Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, E-mail Citation» The first book-length study of the Safavids by the one of the founders of modern Safavid studies, still useful though dated.

Streusand, Douglas E. Islamic Gunpowder Empires: Ottomans, Safavids, and Mughals. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, E-mail. Dedicated to the renowned Safavid historian Roger Savory, this book brings together a collection of studies on the Safavid state of Iran () from the perspectives of political, social, literary, and artistic history.

Savory, a doyen of Safavid studies in the s and s, was responsible for expanding and popularizing the study of. In the early modern world, the Safavid, Ottoman, and Mughal empires sprawled across a vast swath of the earth, stretching from the Himalayas to the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea.

The diverse and overlapping literate communities that flourished in these three empires left a lasting legacy on the political, religious, and cultural landscape of the Near East and India.

Safavid history begins with the establishment of the Safaviyya by its eponymous founder Safi-ad-din Ardabili (–). In /, Safi al-Din assumed the leadership of the Zahediyeh, a significant Sufi order in Gilan, from his spiritual master and father-in-law Zahed Gilani.

Due to the great spiritual charisma of Safi al-Din, the order Capital: Tabriz (–), Qazvin (–). One of the most distinguished European travellers drawn to Persia in Safavid times, Sir John Chardin, records a native saying in these terms: “Le doute est le commencement de la science; qui ne doute de rien n'examine rien, qui n'examine rien ne découvre rien, qui ne.

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Not until the Safavid era did Iran witness the rise of a state similar in importance to the Ottoman empire or the empire of the Egyptian Mamlūks.

For more than two centuries the Safavid kingdom prolonged the older political and cultural tradition of Persia and endowed the country and its peoples with a unique character of historic significance.

African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education History Jewish Studies Literature and Cultural Studies Languages and Linguistics Media Studies Middle Shi‘i Higher Learning in Safavid Iran.

Author. Author: Rudolph P. Matthee Publisher: Cambridge University Press ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, Docs View: Get Books. The Politics Of Trade In Safavid Iran The Politics Of Trade In Safavid Iran by Rudolph P. Matthee, The Politics Of Trade In Safavid Iran Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format.

Download The Politics Of Trade In Safavid Iran books, Using a wide. In eight chapters and an epilogue, Andrew J. Nathan aims to offer a new history of Safavid Iran (), because the only other general overview study on Safavid Iran, by Roger Savory, is.

"Studies in Safavid Mind, Society, and Culture examines Safavid-era society from the vantage points of literary and artistic sources. The work studies Safavid society from its pinnacle in the monarchy, to the military elite households, merchants, tradesmen, rural populations, and the lower orders of society including the underworld."--Jacket.

The Safavid dynasty (/ ˈ s æ f ə v ɪ d, ˈ s ɑː-/; Persian: دودمان صفوی ‎, romanized: Dudmâne Safavi, pronounced [d̪uːd̪ˈmɒːne sæfæˈviː]) was one of the most significant ruling dynasties of Iran from to The Safavid dynasty had its origin in the Safavid order of Sufism, which was established in the city of Ardabil in the Iranian Azerbaijan region.

The Cambridge History of Iran is an eight-volume survey of Iranian history and culture, and its contribution to the civilisation of the world. All aspects of the religious, philosophical, political, economic, scientific and artistic elements in Iranian civilisation are studied, with some emphasis on the geographical and ecological factors which.

These include R. Savory’s collected articles published as Studies on the History of Safavid Iran, London, ; J.

Calmard, Études safavides, Paris and Tehran, ; C. Melville, ed. Safavid Persia: The History and Politics of an Islamic Society, London, ; A. Newman, ed., Society and Culture in the Early Modern Middle East: Studies on.

The book covers the complex history of the diverse societies and economies of Iran against the background of dynastic changes, revolutions, civil wars, foreign occupation, and the rise of the Islamic Republic.

Abbas Amanat combines chronological and thematic approaches, exploring events with lasting implications for modern Iran and the world. The Cambridge History of Iran, vol.

VI, The Timurid and Safavid Periods (Cambridge University Press, ). Johnson, Rosemary Stanfield, “ Sunni Survival in Safavid Iran: Anti-Sunni Activities during the Reign of Shah Tahmasp I,” Iranian Stud No.

1/4 (), – See Leonard Lewisohn, “An Introduction to the History of Modern Persian Sufism, Part II: A Socio-Cultural Profile of Sufism, from the Dhahabī Revival to the Present Day,” Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies (): 36–59 and idem, “The Qawāʾim Al-anwār of Rāz-i Šīrāzī and Shiʿi Sufism in Qajar Persia.

As such this book makes an original and important contribution to our understanding of the history of the Islamic world from the 16th to the 18th centuries and will prove invaluable for students and scholars of the period.

M3 - Book. BT - Slaves of the Shah: New Elites of Safavid Iran. PB - I.B. Tauris. CY -. Studies in Safavid Mind, Society, and Culture examines Safavid-era society from the vantage points of literary and artistic sources.

The work studies Safavid society from its pinnacle in the monarchy, to the military elite households, merchants, tradesmen, rural populations, and the lower orders of society including the underworld.These issues are hardly found in the formal chronicling of events.

The current study, with similar approach and only based on a few manuscripts of analects, represents an analysis of the importance of study of Ekhvaniat in Safavid era and states the mentioned sources' features in cognition missing history of Safavid. This book considers the economic, social and political importance of the silk trade in Safavid Iran.

It focuses on four aspects of this trade: the role of silk in Iranian commercial policy, the interaction between agents of the state and foreign merchants, the routes along which silk was transported and, critically, the economic and social difficulties that contributed to4/5(1).