Safavid Empire (Safavid Dynasty)

Safavid Empire (Safavid Dynasty)

Safavid Empire The Safavids were an Iranian and Shia dynasty who ruled Iran for 235 years from 880 to 1114 A.D. (1148–907 A.D. and 1736–1501 CE). The Safavid Empire was founded by Shah Ismail I, who was crowned in Tabriz in 880 AH, and the last Safavid king was Shah…

History of Iran (Persian Empire)

History of Iran (Persian Empire)

Persian Empire Hegel considers the Iranians to be the first historical nation and the Persian Empire to be the first empire in history. The history of Iran begins with the arrival of the Aryans, from whom Iran is also named, on the plateau of Iran. But this does not mean…

Persian Immortals (Achaemenid Empire)

Persian Immortals (Achaemenid Empire)

Persian Immortals The Immortals and (recorded in Greek as Athánatoi) or Persian Immortals is the name given by Herodotus, the famous Greek historian, to the tens of thousands of infantry of the Achaemenid army. The Greeks called them immortal because, contrary to popular practice in the ancient world, this battalion…

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