Timurid dynasty
The Timurid dynasty (Persian: تیموریان‎) was a Sunni Muslim Persianate dynasty of Turco-Mongol lineage that ruled over an empire comprising modern-day Iran, the Caucasus, Mesopotamia, A...
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Death of Tamerlane
In January the Scourge of God caught a cold. One of history’s most brutal butchers, now perhaps in his seventies, had set out with an army 200,000 strong from Samarqand, his capital, to try conclusion...
Pre-Islamic Architecture of Iran
Iran, sometimes known as Persia , is a country with a glorious history spanning thousands of years. Iran as a nation was established in 540 BC by Cyrus the Great, possibly making it the oldest nation ...
Persian art
persian art dates back to thousands of years ago and has preserved its traditional forms in the modern world.
Persian architecture - Beautiful Architecture Of Iran
Architecture in Greater Iran has a continuous history from at least 5000BCE to the present. Iranian architecture displays great variety: Some of the most ...
Barlas
The Barlas (Mongolian: Barulas; Chagatay/Persian: برلاس‎ Barlās; also Berlas) were a Mongol and later Turkicized nomadic confederation in Central Asia.
According to the Secret History of the...
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Mongols
The Mongols are a Central and Northern Asian (Inner Asia) ethnic group. Although the largest Mongolian group consists of the inhabitants of Mongolia, they also live as minorities across Northern Asia,...
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Turko-Persian tradition
The composite Turko-Persian tradition was a variant of Islamic culture. It was Persianate in that it was centered on a lettered tradition of Iranian origin; it was Turkic insofar as it was founded by ...
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Persianate society
A Persianate society, or Persified society, is a society that is either based on, or strongly influenced by the Persian language, culture, literature, art, and/or identity.The term "Persianate" is a n...
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Tamerlane
Timur (Persian: تیمور‎ Timūr, Chagatai: Temür, Uzbek: Temur; died 18 February 1405), historically known as Tamerlane (Persian: تيمور لنگ‎ Timūr(-e) Lang, "Timur the Lame"), was a Turko-Mon...
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Persian art
Persian art or Iranian art has one of the richest art heritages in world history and encompasses many disciplines including architecture, painting, weaving, pottery, calligraphy, metalworking and ston...
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Persian architecture
Iranian architecture or Persian architecture is the architecture of contemporary Iran and the Iranian Cultural Continent. It has a continuous history from at least 5000 BCE to the present, with charac...
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Death of Tamerlane
In January the Scourge of God caught a cold. One of history’s most brutal butchers, now perhaps in his seventies, had set out with an army 200,000 strong from Samarqand, his capital, to try conclusion...
Battle of Nishapur (1447)
During the Second Timurid Succession Crisis, The Baysonqor brothers; Ala-ud-Daulah Mirza and Abul-Qasim Babur Mirza had acted in cognizance and blocked Abdal-Latif Mirza's chances of uniting with his ...
Khwaja 'Abd Allah Ansari shrine
The Khwaja 'Abd Allah Ansari shrine, also known as Gazar Gah, is a funerary compound (hazira) in Herat, Afghanistan, that houses the tomb of the Sufi mystic and saint Khwajah Abdullah Ansari, also kno...
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Battle of Tarnab (1448)
In the spring of 1448, Ala-ud-Daulah Mirza was making preparations for the celebration of his son's circumcision ceremony. He had announced a general relief from taxes to all citizens of Herat when he...
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Siege of Herat (1448)
Ulugh Beg and his son Abdal-Latif Mirza marched towards Herat in the spring of 1448 in order to take Khurasan from his nephew, Ala-ud-Daulah Mirza, who had escaped to Quchan after the defeat at the Ba...
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Battle of Qara-Derrah Pass
The Battle of Qara-Derrah Pass was fought between Pir Muhammad ibn Umar Shaikh Mirza I of Timurid Empire and Abu Nasr Qara Yusuf of Kara Koyunlu confederation of Turkmen people in eastern Turkey near ...
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Mirza Salim
Shahzada Mirza Muhammad Salim Shah (1799 – 8 September 1836 ) (also known as Prince Mirza Salim Shah) was a son of Mughal emperor Akbar II and his Empress Mumtaz un-Nissa Begum. He was a younger brot...
History of Mongolia
The area of what is now Mongolia has been ruled by various nomadic empires, including the Xiongnu state, the Xianbei state, the Rouran Khaganate, the Turkic Khaganate and others.The para-Mongol Khitan...
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Battle of Algami Canal
The Battle of Algami Canal was fought between Kara Koyunlu under their Bey, Qara Yusuf and the Timurid Empire under the leadership of Timur's grandson Abu Bakr bin Miran Shah for control of Baghdad an...
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Ibrahim Mirza bin Ala-ud-Daulah
Ibrahim Mirza bin Ala-ud-Daulah (died c. 1459) was a Timurid ruler of Herat in the fifteenth century. He was the son of Ala-ud-Daulah Mirza bin Baysonqor, a great-grandson of Timur.Ibrahim came to pow...
Pir Muhammad bin Jahangir Mirza
Pir Muhammad ibn Jahangir (c. 1374 – 22 February 1407) was a Timurid prince and briefly succeeded as King of Timurid Empire after the death of his grandfather Timur the Lame. He was the son of Jahangi...
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Yadgar Muhammad Mirza
Yadgar Muhammad Mirza (died 1470) was the Timurid ruler of Herat in opposition to Sultan Husayn Mirza Bayqarah for 6 weeks of 1470.Yadgar Muhammad Mirza was born to Sultan Muhammad bin Baysonqor, who ...
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Pre-Islamic Architecture of Iran
Iran, sometimes known as Persia , is a country with a glorious history spanning thousands of years. Iran as a nation was established in 540 BC by Cyrus the Great, possibly making it the oldest nation ...
Tabriz rug
A Tabriz rug/carpet is a type in the general category of Azerbaijan carpets / Iranian carpets from the city of Tabriz, the capital city of East Azarbaijan Province in north west of Iran totally popula...
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