Safi sentence example
- north of the town is the Safi-abad garden, with a palace built by Shah Safi (1629-1642) for his daughter.
- Maragha, a town of Persia in the province of Azerbaijan, on the Safi River; in 37° 23' N., 46° 16' E., 80 m.
- Two stone bridges in good condition, said to have been constructed during the reign of Hulaku Khan (1256-1265), and since then several times repaired, lead over the Safi River on the western side of the town.
- In Persia at the present day a Safi is much the same as a freethinker?
- Fourteen rivers flow into the lake: the Aji Chai, Safi Chai, Mundi Chai and Jaghatu from the east, the Tatau (Tatava) from the south, and nine smaller rivers from the west.Advertisement
- Formerly all cases, civil and criminal, were referred to the clergy, and until the 17th century the clergy were subordinate to a kind of chief pontiff, named sadr-us-sodur, who possessed a very extended jurisdiction, nominated the judges, and managed all the religious endowments of the mosques, colleges, shrines, &c. Shah Safi (1629-1642), in order to diminish the influence of the clergy, appointed two such pontiffs, one for the court and nobility the other for the people.
- Inside the city are the famous sepulchres and shrines of Shaikh Safi ud-din and his descendant Shah Ismail I.
- Since the beginning of the 16th century, when Persia fell under the sway of the Safavis, the place has been much frequented by pilgrims who come to pay their devotions at the shrine of Shaikh Safi.
- Waddington's Inscriptions of Syria may also be consulted; Dussaud (Rene) and Frederic Macler, Voyage archeologique au Safi et dans le Djabel ed-Druz (1901).
- Maragha, a town of Persia in the province of Azerbaijan, on the Safi River; in 37Ã‚° 23' N., 46Ã‚° 16' E., 80 m.Advertisement