Middle East

Decline of safavids abbas insecure ruler he had

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Unformatted text preview: ler He had overthrown his father; feared his son would do the same to him Killed his son in 1615 After Abbas Inept rulers, decline, invasion IV. Conclusion 1. Ottoman-Safavid Contrast Safavid Empire--brief age of glory 2. Divided Muslim world Sunni/Shiite rivalries 3. Recent conflict in Muslim World Iran-Iraq War 1980s Iraq Today--Sunni minority, Shi'a majority Iran today...
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This note was uploaded on 08/22/2009 for the course HIS 1307 taught by Professor Gawrich during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.

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