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Art, Allegory and the Rise of Shi'ism in Iran, 1487-1565$
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Chad Kia

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781474450386

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450386.001.0001

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Conclusion: The Sufi Synthesis

Conclusion: The Sufi Synthesis

(p.168) Conclusion: The Sufi Synthesis
Art, Allegory and the Rise of Shi'ism in Iran, 1487-1565

Chad Kia

Edinburgh University Press

The Sufi–Shiite synthesis of the Timurid and early Safavid periods is reflected in Persian figural art at the turn of the sixteenth century and continued to disseminate, even after the decline of luxury manuscript painting, in new media such as single-sheet drawings and wall paintings.

Keywords:   Sufi-Shiite synthesis, manuscript painting, single-sheet drawings

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