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The tomb of Ghaboos ebne Voshmgir, built in 1007AD, rises 160 ft from its base.
The tomb of Ghaboos ebne Voshmgir, built in 1007AD, rises 160 ft from its base.

The Ziyarids, also spelled Zeyarids (آل زیار), were an Iranian dynasty that ruled in the Caspian sea provinces of Gorgan and Mazandaran from 928-1043 (also known as Tabarestan). The founder of the dynasty was Mardaviz ebne Ziyar (from 927 to 935), who took advantage of a rebellion in the Samanid army of Iran to seize power in northern Iran. He soon expanded his domains and captured the cities of Hamadan and Isfahan. File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Iran is one of the worlds oldest continuous major civilizations. ... The following is a comprehensive list of all Persian Empires and their rulers: // Early realms in Iran Elamite Kingdom, 3000–660 BC The Elamites were a people located in Susa, in what is now Khuzestan province. ... Silver cup from Marvdasht, Fars, with Proto-Elamite inscription on it. ... Elam (Persian: ایلام) is one of the most ancient civilizations on record. ... The Mannaeans (or Mannai, Mannae, Biblical Minni) were an ancient people of unknown origin, who lived in the territory of present-day Iranian Azerbaijan around the 10th to 7th century BC. At that time they were neighbours of the empires of Assyria and Urartu, as well as other small buffer... The Medes(ancient Kurdistan) were an Iranian people, who lived in the north, western, and northwestern portions of present-day Iran, and roughly the areas of present day Tehran, Hamedan, Azarbaijan, north of Esfahan, Zanjan, and Kurdistan. ... The Persepolis Ruins The Achaemenid dynasty (Old Persian:Hakamanishiya, Persian: هخامنشیان) - was a dynasty in the ancient Persian Empire. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 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Perhaps among the more interesting things from this era is that we know that Al-Biruni, the great scientist of the middle ages, was supported by Qabus, the ruler of the Ziyarid state, in 1000 in Gorgan. In fact he dedicated his work Chronology to Qabus around 1000 and observed eclipses of the moon from there. Biruni commemorated on a Soviet stamp for his millennial anniversary. ...


Another interesting feature is the tower Gonbad e Ghaboos built during this era. The tomb is one of the earliest architectural monuments with a dated inscription surviving in post-Islamic Iran. The inscription reads:

"In the name of God, the compassionate, the merciful; this Tower was built by the Amir Shams ol-Moali, son of the Amir, Qabus son of Voshmgir, who ordered it built during his lifetime in the lunar year 397 and the solar year 375" (1007AD)

The tomb, built of fired brick, is an enormous cylinder capped by a conical roof. The circular plan, broken by 10 flanges, is 56 ft in diameter, and the walls are 17 ft thick. The height from base to tip is 160 ft. Legend has it, that the body of Qabus was enclosed in a glass coffin which was suspended by chains from the interior dome inside the tower.


The Amirs of the dynasty were:

Mardavij or MAJ (also spelled as Mardaviz, Mardavich, Mardavige, and Mardavaz), was the founder of Ziyarids who successfully defeated the Abbasids army firstly in Hamadan (in the mid west of Iran), and finally in Kashan and Isfahan (the central cities of the country). ... Events Dao Kang Di succeeds Gong Hui Di and is followed in the same year by Tai Zu, all of the Dali Gu Dynasty in southeast China. ... Events The Goryeo army defeats Hubaekje forces in present-day Hongseong County. ... Vushmgir (d. ... Events The Goryeo army defeats Hubaekje forces in present-day Hongseong County. ... Events Emperor Reizei ascends to the throne of Japan The Khazar capital of Atil falls to the Kievan Rus around this year Births Deaths Emperor Murakami of Japan Abu al-Faraj Ali of Isfahan, scholar. ... Bisutun (d. ... Events Emperor Reizei ascends to the throne of Japan The Khazar capital of Atil falls to the Kievan Rus around this year Births Deaths Emperor Murakami of Japan Abu al-Faraj Ali of Isfahan, scholar. ... Events January 10 - Basil II becomes Eastern Roman Emperor, see Byzantine Emperors. ... Shams al-Moali Abol-hasan Ghaboos ibn Wushmgir (alt. ... Events January 10 - Basil II becomes Eastern Roman Emperor, see Byzantine Emperors. ... Events Mael Morda starts a rebellion against Brian Boru in Ireland, which would eventually end in 1014 at the Battle of Clontarf. ... The tower as it stands today. ... Manuchihr (d. ... Events Mael Morda starts a rebellion against Brian Boru in Ireland, which would eventually end in 1014 at the Battle of Clontarf. ... Events Collapse of the Moorish Caliphate of Córdoba. ... Anushirvan Sharaf al-Maali was the ruler of the Ziyarids (c. ... Events Collapse of the Moorish Caliphate of Córdoba. ... // Events Edward the Confessor crowned King of England at Winchester Cathedral. ...

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Ziyarid - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography (333 words)
The Ziyarids, also spelled Zeyarids (آل زیار), were an Iranian dynasty that ruled in the Caspian sea provinces of Gorgan and Mazandaran from 928-1043 (also known as Tabarestan).
The founder of the dynasty was Mardaviz ebne Ziyar (from 927 to 935), who took advantage of a rebellion in the Samanid army of Iran to seize power in northern Iran.
Perhaps among the more interesting things from this era is that we know that Al-Biruni, the great scientist of the middle ages, was supported by Qabus, the ruler of the Ziyarid state, in 1000 in Gorgan.
History of Iran: Ziyarids Dynasty (267 words)
he Ziyarids (or Zeyarids) were an Iranian dynasty that ruled in the Caspian Sea provinces of Gorgan (or Jorjan) and Mazandaran (Tabarestan) from 928-1043.
Perhaps among the more interesting things from this era is that we know that Al-Biruni, the great scientist of the middle ages, was supported by Qaboos, the ruler of the Ziyarid state, in 11th century CE in Gorgan.
According to some legend, the body of Qaboos in a glass coffin was suspended by chains from the interior dome inside the tower.
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