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Karimian H, nikzad M. The Effect on the Jurisprudence Standards for Architectural and Residential Neighborhoods in the Two Minorities of Jews and Christians in Safavid Isfahan. JHS 2012; 4 (2) :193-224
URL: http://jhs.modares.ac.ir/article-25-5514-en.html
1- Assistant Professor, Department of Archaeology, University of Tehran, Iran
2- M.A, Department of Archaeology, University of Tehran, Iran
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Zoroastrians, Christians and Jews as "people of the Book" have lived in the Islamic lands and the Muslims, This coexistence has been subject to accept the conditions of the contract, namely “Ahlozummah” In the contract, provisions to create urban spaces and architecture by the minorities have been specified. How and to what exlent contract provisions and obligations are reflected in the form of Iranian architecture and city spaces are, is the questions of this study. For this purpose, two historic Jewish neighborhood (Joyubareh) and the predominantly Christian (Julfa) were systematically studied. Selection of these neighborhoods was because they have been used continuously since the Safavid period and the architectural spaces have remained almost intact. Data analysis showed that the strength of jurists during the Safavidera, Iranian minorities living in the cities had no opportunity to implement the conditions stipulated in "Agreement of obligation".    
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