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Ghaznavid Dynasty (977 - 1186) AD

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March, 22, 978 A.D.:
Azodi Hospital Opens In Baghdad


The Azodi hospital which was constructed after an order by Azoddoleh Deylami was inaugurated on March, 22, 978 during Norooz celebrations. The idea came from Zakaria Razi, the great Iranian scientist. In times of Deylamian dynasty Baghdad was ruled by Iranians. Azoddoleh had chosen Shiraz as his cap... Read Full Article:


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October, 15, 987 A.D.:
Inauguration Of Deylami Observatory


Construction of the Deylami Observatory was completed and it was inaugurated. Abusahl Koohi Tabari, son of Rostam was chosen as the manager of the Observatory. He was a great mathematician of his time who had mastered astrology. The Deylami observatory unit in which many other mathematicians began t... Read Full Article:


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November, 15, 988 A.D.:
Foundation Of Ghaznavi Dynasty


Saboktakin, a leader from Ghaz tribal Turks seized Kabul hence founding the Ghaznavi dynasty who ruled mostly in eastern Iran. The most famous ruler of the Ghaznavi dynasty was Sultan Mahmoud Ghaznavi who served Iranian culture despite the fact that he was not Iranian. He attacked eastern India so m... Read Full Article:


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March, 16, 1010 A.D.:
Ferdowsi Completes Shahnameh


Ferdowsi completed his renown masterpiece, Shahnameh (The epic of kings) on March, 16, 1010 AD. According to his own words in his book of 50,000 verses, his work was completed on Esfand, 25, 400 LH. Ferdowsi is a highly revered Iranian poet who practically revived the Persian language in a time when... Read Full Article:


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April, 30, 1030 A.D.:
Mahmoud Ghaznavi Died


Sultan Mahmoud Ghaznavi died on this day. He succeeded his father Saboktakin in 988 and his reign lasted for 22 years. Sultan Mahmoud Ghaznavi had attacked India several times in order to spread Islam. This indeed became the reason behind foundation of Pakistan. He therefore had full support of the... Read Full Article:


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July, 1, 1030 A.D.:
Mohammad Blinded By Masood Ghaznavi


Before his death, Sultan Mahmoud of the Ghaznavi dynasty had chosen Masood as the crown prince to succeed him. The Ghaznavi dynasty was founded by Saboktakin, a former slave in 977. Masood Ghaznavi who wanted to make sure that he would have no competitors for the throne, blinded his brother Mohammad... Read Full Article:


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May, 13, 1033 A.D.:
Masood Ghaznavi Appoints New Vezir


Mahmoud Ghaznavi had appointed Mohammad as the Crown Prince before passing away in March, 1030. But his other son; influential Masood staged a conspiracy by help of high ranking army officers and imprisoned his brother Mohammad and took his eyes out. Masood ascended the Ghaznavi throne in June 1031 ... Read Full Article:

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