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  Search Results for "Timurid"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Timurid dynasties ruled until the invasion of Uzbek tribes early in the...
Thousands of artisans and religious scholars were deported to Samarkand, the Timurid capital in central Asia, leaving the urban economy of Syria in a...
With the breakup of the Timurid empire, the city passed to the khanate of Kokand.
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 Qwika - List of kings of Persia
Achaemenid dynasty, 550–330 BC Achaemenes, founder of the dynasty, king of Persia.
In the East however, Shah Rukh was able to secure his rule in Transoxiana and Fars.
The modern Iranian monarchy was established in 1502 after the Safavid Dynasty came to power under Shah Ismail I, and ended the so-called "fourth era" of political fragmentation.
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 Iransaga - Mongol Invasions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
But these dynasties were short-lived as a third invasion, this time by the Turko-Mongol nomads lead by Tamerlane, swept across the region.
Tamerlane (Timurid dynasty) dominated all of Persia from 1387.
In the time of Shah Rukh (1405-1447) and Oleg Begh the whole of Persia became covered with admirable monuments and the art of miniature reached its peak at Shiraz and Herat.
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 Morgan. Shah Isma'il I
After the death of the Timurid Shah Rukh in 850/1447 he took advantage of the political confusion to invade Transoxania, though he was unable to establish himself there.
If the shah's loss of personal status was as serious as is sometimes maintained, one might have expected the Safawid state to have collapsed in the aftermath of the Ottoman victory, but in fact nothing of the sort occurred.
The position of the Safawid shah, a ruler who claimed descent from the imams and regarded himself- and was officially regarded - as their representative on earth, was not one that could easily be reconciled with Twelver Shi'i theology and law.
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 AllRefer.com - Timurids (Middle Eastern History, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Shah Rukh, Timur's son, ruled (1409–46) the eastern empire, including Khorasan and Transoxiana (region E of the Amu Darya, or Oxus, River).
This cultural rebirth had a double character; on one hand, there was a renewal of Persian civilization and art (distinguished by extensive adaptations from the Chinese), and on the other, an original national literature in the Turk-Jagatai language, which borrowed from Persian sources.
Shah Rukh was succeeded by his son, Ulugh Beg (ruled 1447–49).
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 Herat - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Under his son Shah Rukh it was rebuilt and became an important center under the Timurid Empire.
In 1506 it was captured by the Uzbeks and a few years later by Shah Ismail Safavi, to become part of a new Persian Empire.
Nasereddin Shah was unable to defeat The British at Herat in 1857.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Herat   (730 words)

 The Indian Empires
Shah Jahan fancied himself practically a re-incarnation of Timur, having supposedly been born, like his ancestor, during the con unction of Venus and jupiter (Shah Jahan's horoscope, unfortunately, was off by several months).
Timurid princes and pretenders often claimed authority in the border regions, and the nature of Timurid prestige was such that such claims often gained local support.
Shah Jahan, striving to instil trust in Nazr Muhammad while advancing on the latter's territory, refers to him in his letters as 'the noblest of the dynasty of Chinghis Khan'.
www.globaled.org /nyworld/materials/india/thetimurid.html   (8536 words)

 Saudi Aramco World : The Diplomacy of the Sons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Shah Rukh was married to one of the most remarkable women of the age, Queen Jawhar Shad, with whom he shared wide cultural interests.
Shah Rukh, for all his cosmopolitanism, was furious, and is said to have sent a rejoinder to the effect that the sooner the emperor of China converted to Islam the better it would be for all concerned.
Shah Rukh’s refusal to subscribe to the Chinese worldview forced the Chinese to approach him by a new path, as the shift in tone of the letters from China between 1410 and 1418 shows.
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 History of Islam
In the Ottoman Turks empire, Muhammad I, the son of Bayazid ascended the throne.
Jahan Shah was defeated and the Black Sheep territories annexed by the White Sheep.
Turkomans of the White Sheep empire, Uzun Hasan defeated the Timurids at the battle of Qarabagh whereby the White Sheep became the masters of Persia and Khurasan.
www.muslimaccess.com /sunnah/historyofislam/centuries/century15.html   (1146 words)

 Culture: A historical junction: UNESCO
Timurid art forged a new aesthetic by linking the cultural traditions of the many lands they conquered with their own Turkic origins.
The 40-year rule of Timur’s son, Shah Rukh, a devout Muslim and a man of peace, saw the transformation of the restless nomad empire into an orthodox Sunni Muslim state with Herat, in western Afghanistan, as its capital.
Even after the collapse of the Timurid Empire, the faience mosaic and blue tiles that were its hallmark continued to exert strong influence on later flowerings of ceramic art in Iran and Turkey.
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 Brief History of Baghdad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Iranization of the court under al Mansur was initiated and carried on by a dynasty of administrators (wazirs or viziers) known as the Barmecides (Barmakids), who hailed from Balkh (Afghanistan) and were possibly originally Buddhists.
Shah Rukh, Timur's most competent heir, tried on various occasions to defeat the Karakoyunlu, but in 1435 he was forced to recognize their leader, Jahan Shah, as lord of Tabriz (Azerbaijan), though not of Baghdad, which had fallen under Egyptian political influence.
Jahan Shah went on the warpath again but in 1467 was surprised, defeated, and killed by Uzun Hasan, leader of the Akkoyunlu, former allies of Timur.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Khalil Sultan (1384 – November 4, 1411) was a Timurid ruler in Transoxiana from 1405 to 1409.
He was a son of Miran Shah and a grandson of Timur.
Meanwhile, Shah Rukh, who was ruling in Herat, also decided to press his claims.
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 Kingdoms of Persia - Persia
The rump of Seljuq territory is Iraq, where they remained in power as the Khwarazm Shahs conquer the rest of Persia.
The founder of the dynasty, Ismail I, as head of the Sufis of Ardabil, won enough support from the local Turkmens and other disaffected heterodox tribes to enable him to capture Tabriz from Ak Koyunlu / Ak Qoyun, an Uzbek confederation [otherwise known as the White Sheep Emirate].
By May of the next year he was shah of Iran (Iran Chamber.com, with additions by Anar R Guliyev).
www.kessler-web.co.uk /History/KingListsMiddEast/EasternPersia.htm   (946 words)

 History of Central Asia
The Sassanian Shah Yazdigird is defeated by the Arabs at the Battle of Nahavand.
The reign of the Timurid ruler Abu Sa'id (1424-69).
1478-1506The reign of the Timurid ruler Husayn Bayqara (1438-1506) in Herat.
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 Goharshad Information
Goharshad (گوهرشاد) was a Persian noble and wife of Shah Rukh, the emperor of the Timurid Dynasty of Herat.
Along with her brothers who were administrators at the Timurid court in Herat, she played a very important role in the early Timurid history.
Under the patronage of Goharshad, the Persian language and Persian culture were elevated to a main element of the Timurid dynasty.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Goharshad   (150 words)

 Islamic History (Chronology)
Death of the Khawarzam Shah Qutb ud Din Muhammad; accession of Atsiz.
Death of the Khawarzam Shah Arsalan, accession of Sultan Shah.
Death of the Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah, accession of Jahandar Shah.
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 Timur and the Timurid Dynasty
His youngest son, Shahrukh (Shah Rukh) eventually reunited the kingdom, which was again divided between his sons Ulughbeg and Ibrahim Sultan.
Since the Mughals were direct heirs to the Timurids, the sustaining element of their architecture, especially during the initial phase, was Timurid....
A fact that is not generally recognized is that essential ideas of Timurid architecture, such as the perfect symmetry of plan reflected consistently in the elevations, as well as complex vault patterns, came to fruition much more in Mughal architecture than in Safawid Iran, which was also heir to the same tradition.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Shah Rukh
Shah Rukh (Shah Rokh, Shahrokh) is the name of many princes.
Shah Rukh of Persia - son of Nadir Shah
Shah Rukh (Timurid dynasty) - son of Timur
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 US Bazaar.com : Encyclopedia Pages : Herat
Ahmad Shah Durrani took possession of Herat in 1750, which became part of the Afghan Empire after almost a year of siege and bloody conflict.
Mīrzā Shāhrūkh bin Tīmur Barlas, Emperor of the Timurid Dynasty of Herat
Mīrzā Husseyn Bāyqarāh, Emperor of the Timurid Dynasty of Herat
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 chronology of boys' clothing Middle East
Shah Ismail (1487-1524) founded the dymasty at a time when the Mongol Timurid dynasty had declined.
The Safavid dynasty was named in honor of Sheikh Safi-od-Din of Ardabil, an ancestor of Shah Ismail and spiritual insiration for the Safavid Sufi order which was founded in 1301.
While the Safavid dynasty was of Iranian origin, they found support for their movement from the Shi'ite Turkoman tribesmen outside of central Persia, primarily from Anatolia, Syria, Upper Mesopotamia, and the Armenian highlands.
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 The Timurids   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Legend has it that the tomb of Shahshahan was built by Muhammad bin-Baysunghur in memory of Sheikh 'Ala Al-Din Muhammad who in turn was descended from the third Imam of the Shi'ite, the grandson of the prophet, Al-Hussein.
After Shah Rukh's death in 1447, a further period of instability followed but by 1449 Muhammad bin- Baysunghur had regained control of western Iran and Isfahan.
Shah Rukh's son, Ulugh Begh, a patron of astronomers, had ruled in Samarkand, until his death at the hands of his own son in 1451.
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 Shahrisabz at AllExperts
Shahrisabz was the birthplace of Timur on April 9, 1346, to the family of a minor local chief, and during the early years of the Timurid Dynasty, enjoyed its considerable patronage.
However, during the Timurid period, the center of activity shifted to Samarkand instead.
Several remaining impressive monuments from the Timurid Dynasty have enabled the old part of the city to be inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
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 Akkoyunlu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Shah Rukh, Timur's most talented son, tried to contain the Karakoyunlu but in 1435 he recognized their supremacy in northwestern Persia.
After Shah Rukh's death, the Karakoyunlu, under Jahan Shah, conquered all of western Persia and came into conflict with the also expansive Akkoyunlu led by Uzun Hasan.
Jahan Shah went on the warpath but was surprised, defeated, and killed by Uzun Hasan (1467).
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 Timurid Empire information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Turkic Timurid Empire (1370–1506) was founded by Timur (ruled 1370–1405), who conquered much of central and southwest Asia, and it was built up by his descendents (see Timurid dynasty).
Ulugh Beg, Shah Rukh's heir and only surviving son, was killed by his son 'Abd al-Latif in 1449.
The power of dynasty in Central Asia finally came to an end with the advent of the Turkic tribe Uzbeks from the north.
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 Histroy of Iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The most notable feature of the new Timurid style (although derived from the earlier Ilkhan period) is a new conception of space.
Relatively little high quality metalwork has survived from the Timurid dynasty, though again miniatures of the period (whose obsessive detail makes them an excellent guide to contemporary objects) show that ewers with long curved spouts were developed at this time.
However, it is certain that the Timurid capitals (Mashad and Herat in Khurassan, Bukhara and Samarkand in Central Asia) possessed large factories, where not only the magnificent tiles that decorated buildings of the period were produced, but also pottery.
www.farhangsara.com /history_mongols_arts_timurids.htm   (1178 words)

 Timurid Architecture in Samarkand
As Timurid power in Transoxiana faltered after the deaths of Shah Rukh and Ulugh Beg, the city ceased to be as important as it had been.
Interestingly enough, one of the principle Timurid builders was Gawhar Shad, Shah Rukh's wife, who was responsible for a magnificent mosque at Meshed (built between 1405 and 1418) and a mosque-madrasah-mausoleum complex in Herat (1417-1437).
However, the Timurids still continued to build in their founder's capital, especially Ulugh Beg, who was governor of the city under his father, Shah Rukh.
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The Buyid Islamic dynasty ruled in western Iran and Iraq from 945 to 1055 in the period between the Arab and Turkish conquests.
Ulugh Beg's father Shah Rukh was the fourth son of Timur and, by 1407, he had gained overall control of most of the empire, including Iran and Turkistan regaining control of Samarkand.
Shah Rukh was the fourth son of Timur and, by 1407, he had gained overall control of most of the empire, including Iran and Turkistan, regaining control of Samarkand.
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 Iransaga - Persian Art, The Timurids   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In the time of Shah Rukh and Oleg Begh the art of miniature reached such a degree of perfection that it served as a model for all subsequent schools of painting in Persia.
The first Herat miniatures were in form, a more perfect version of the early Timurid style, which had blossomed at the beginning of the century.
Their style is distinguished by sumptuous colours, an almost incredible precision of detail, perfect unity of composition, striking individual characterisation of the human figure, and an utmost sensibility in conveying atmosphere from the solemn to the playfulness of narrative painting.
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