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Journal:   RESEARCH BULLETIN OF ISFAHAN UNIVERSITY (HUMANITIES)   2007 , Volume 22 , Number 1; Page(s) 29 To 44.
 
Paper: 

HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF SAVEH

 
 
Author(s):  REZVANI A.A.*
 
*  HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE AND TOURISM ORGANIZATION
 
Abstract: 

The pieces and evidences found in the pre-historic hills reveal that the town of Saveh enjoys a rich historical antiquity. The survival of the large Asia Abad Sassanid castle near the city traces the antiquity if the town back to the sassanid period. Saveh has been classified as one of the Islamic historical sites by islamic geographers. Saveh was ruled by the arab rulers in the primal centuries of islam. According to the survey done by historians, Saveh was in it’s prosperious time during the fourth hijra century (10th century AD) and even after the mongol’s invasion to Iran up to tenth hijra century (16th century AD).
There was a great library in Saveh which was put to fire by the mongols. The existance of hospitals, schools and caravansaries are evidences of the importance and creditability of the twon. Fruits such as figs, apples and pomegranates were produced in large quantity, yet still pomegranate of Saveh is world famous in taste and quality. The mausoleum of Imam Reza’s brother, (Imamzadeh Eshagh) is located in Saveh. The congregation mosque of the twon with its numeral inscriptions belonging to different eras, had it’s unique beauty, and is still one of the most outstanding mosques of its time. The tomb of shemoil the prophet is located near Saveh within 24 kilometers of distance. Hamdollah Mostofi has recalled the larg and vast transportation roads of this town.Up to Safavid period; Saveh was concidered as a serious competitor in pottery skills for the cities of Ray and Kashan. Shell-enameled poteries are discovered from the town. The oldest type of this pottery is traced back to 10th cetury AD., revealing the rich pottery is traced back to 10tgh cetury AD., revealing the rich pottery craft of the twon. The pottery works discovered in Saveh, trace back to sassanid period (beginning of Islam) up to safavid period.

 
Keyword(s): SAVEH CONGREGATION MOSQUE, BOUTAHER KHATOUNI LIBRARY, SAVEH LAKE, IMAMZADEH ESHAGH, SHEMOIL THE PROPHET, POTTERY, SHELL-ENAMELED POTTERY
 
 
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REZVANI, A. (2007). HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF SAVEH. RESEARCH BULLETIN OF ISFAHAN UNIVERSITY (HUMANITIES), 22(1), 29-44. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=101799



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REZVANI A.A.. HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF SAVEH. RESEARCH BULLETIN OF ISFAHAN UNIVERSITY (HUMANITIES). 2007 [cited 2021May11];22(1):29-44. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=101799



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REZVANI, A., 2007. HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF SAVEH. RESEARCH BULLETIN OF ISFAHAN UNIVERSITY (HUMANITIES), [online] 22(1), pp.29-44. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=101799.



 
 
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