Safavids as patrons of art and gulams (slaves) through the eyes of west researchers
Ayten Nasibova

The amo unto fart contributions that Safavid period gave to world is countless. Modern prominent museums of the world are full of the examples of this contributions, usually presented as the best exemplars of the Easternand Islamic Art. The main goal of my article is to sho wanun precedented examples of arrogating of these achievements by the gulams (slaves) of the Safavids through the eye of modern Safavid researchers.

Keywords: Safevı Art, qizilbash, qulam, museums