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Sectarianism

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A narrow‐minded adherence to a particular sect (political, ethnic, or religious), often leading to conflict with those of different sects or possessing different beliefs. Sectarian...

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Lebanon, Republic of

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islamic Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 1766 words.

[Arab. Al-Jumhūriyya al-Lubnāniyya]

Country in the Middle East c. 10,400 sq. km in area, with a coastline along the eastern Mediterranean Sea, bordered in the north and east by...

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Safavid family

Robert Hillenbrand and Basil Gray.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Islamic Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 3611 words.

Dynasty that ruled in Iran from 1501 to 1732.

Robert Hillenbrand

The dynasty took its name from its ancestor Shaykh Safi al-Din (d 1334), the...

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