|Buyid Period |
Isfahan and Buyid Dynasty
Soon after Mardavij’s death, Isfahan was ruled by Buyides. The Buyids’s period was one of the most outstanding periods in Isfahan. In 945 Ahmad one of the Buyidi’s ruler, invaded Baghdad which was the capital of the Abbasids. During Buyids period Isfahan was remarkably developed and some of Iranian arts were flourished.
The Shiite customs and traditions were encouraged and pilgrimages to the holy places were developed, magnificent buildings were constructed in Isfahan during Buyid period especially glorious mosques were constructed. These mosques were ornamented magnificently.