Isfahan of Shah 'Abbas, The

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Isfahan of Shah 'Abbas, The

  • 1975 ----- color ----- 28 min ----- 16mm
  • In the early 17th century, the Persian prince, Shah 'Abbas, brought to life the city of Isfahan. Located in the geographical center of Iran, Isfahan became not only the imperial capital for the Shah but a glorious center of art and architecture rivaling the capitals of Europe. Explores the splendor of the city rebuilt by the Shah, focusing on the Royal Square with the Royal Bazaar, the Royal Mosque, the Shah's Palace and Offices and the Shaikh Lotfallah. Also explored are the many treasures of art.
  • Topics: (Architecture, Art: History, Middle Eastern Studies)