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Flashcards in Safavid / Iran Deck (6)
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1

Shiite

Caliphs = descendant of Muhammad

2

Shah

Title of leader -- lasted until 1979

3

Abbas the great

Conservative -- shah -- tolerable

4

Isfahan

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5

Qajar shahs

Break away -- Shiite -- kept "shah" alive

6

1500s - Persia

Center of empire