See Safavid family
Islamic dynasty that ruled from several capitals in Iraq between
Turkish, 19th–20th century, male.
Born 29 May 1868, in Constantinople (now Istanbul); died 23 August 1944, in Paris.
Painter and collector. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.
Abdul-Medjid was the son of Sultan Abdülaziz, and later Crown Prince of the Ottoman Empire and Caliph. He was taught painting by Fausto Zonaro, an Italian artist who worked in the Ottoman court ...
See Ottoman family
Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom
American historian of Iranian art. While studying mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley, Ackerman met and eventually married Arthur Upham Pope, with whom she had taken courses in philosophy and aesthetics. In 1926 she and Pope organized the first ever exhibition of Persian art at the Pennsylvania Museum and helped create the First International Congress of Oriental Art. In ...
R. Nath, Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom
Dynasty that ruled portions of southern India from 1489 to 1686. Its founder, Yusuf ‛Adil Shah (reg 1489–1509), had come to India from Persia and was appointed governor of Bijapur under the Bahmani family rulers. He declared his independence when that dynasty declined. Yusuf had a prolonged conflict with the Portuguese, who were able to secure Goa in ...
Islamic dynasty that governed Tunisia, Algeria and Sicily from
J. H. Taylor
See Jalayirid family