Tomb of Mir-i Buzurg or Mausoleum of Mir Bozorg (Mir-e Bozorg / The great Mir) is one of the important historical constructions of Amol City in Mazandaran Province. The original structure was square in shape, and was constructed in the 8th century AH. But the current one is related to the Safavid era, that is the 11th century AH. Here the internal appearance, facade, adornments, tile work, and particularly the entrance door is of great historical value. Holy phrases have been inscribed in the kufic script, on glazed bricks on the internal part of the dome, thus adorning the same.
Qavam al-Din ibn Abdallah al Marashi better known as Mir Buzurg or Mir-e Bozorg (The great Mir), was the founder of the Marashi dynasty, ruling from 1359 to 1362.
Mir-i Buzurg was famous for his charismatic behavior and tolerant rule. His descendants continued to rule in Mazandaran until it was annexed by the Safavid dynasty in 1596. Nevertheless, even after its fall, the Marashi family continued to play an important role in the politics of the Safavid dynasty, as it had before under Khayr al-Nisa Begum, who the mother of Shah Abbas I, and de facto ruler of the Safavid dynasty from February 1578 to July 1579.
The township of Amol is located to the west of MAZANDARAN province. To the north and south of which are the alluvial plains, with a considerably warm and humid climate, and the Alborz mountains respectively. Some historians in the past have associated this ancient city ...
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