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The court (darbār, darbār-e aʿẓam, dar(b)-e ḵāna) in the Qajar period was essentially organized on the ancient Perso-Turkish model inherited from the Safavid and Zand courts but with modifications in practice and function largely designed to accommodate the Qajars’ nomadic habits.
(Pers. Masjed-e kabud), also known as Masjed-e moẓaffariya, built during the rule of the Qarā Qoyunlu dynasty (1351-1469) and completed in 1465. The extant tilework documents artistic connections with contemporary architecture in Timurid Khorasan and in the Ottoman Empire.This Article Has Images/Tables.
Scott C. Levi
Indo-Persian commercial relations were mediated by merchants originating from India, Persia, Afghanistan, and, from the beginning of the sixteenth century, Europe. Ethnic minority groups living in Persia, such as Armenians and Jews, also played an important role in Persia’s international commercial relations.This Article Has Images/Tables.
Orly R. Rahimiyan
During this period, the government obstructed Jewish emigration to then Palestine. Zionist institutions in London and the Iranian Foreign Ministry engaged in heated arguments over the total ban on emigration to Palestine and on the use of Iranian soil by Russian Jews as a transit station on their way to Palestine.This Article Has Images/Tables.
The Qajar dynasty (1779-1924). The Qajar were a Turkmen tribe who first settled during the Mongol period in the vicinity of Armenia and were among the seven Qezelbāš tribes that supported the Safavids.
island in the Persian Gulf.
Ann K. S. Lambton
The economic order in Islamic Persia was in theory, if not always in practice, derived from Islamic norms.
Philip G. Kreyenbroek
From the 2nd millennium BCE until Islam became dominant in Iran, a remarkable number of religious traditions existed there.
This sub-entry is devided into two sections: (1) Jewish community. (2) Bahai community.