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Safavid

or Safawid

[sah-fah-weed] /sɑˈfɑ wid/
noun
1.
a member of a dynasty that ruled in Persia from c1500 to 1736.
Origin of Safavid
1910-1915
1910-15; < Arabic ṣafawī, adj. derivative of Ṣafī al-Dīn Isḥāq, ancestor of royal house + -id1
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  • The oldest that remain belong to the early part of the Safavid rule.

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  • It indicates the highest technique acquired in the early part of the Safavid dynasty.

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