Shiite timeline

  • The First Fitna

    The First Islamic Civil War (656–661), also called the First Fitna (Arabic: فتنة مقتل عثمان; Transliteration: Fitnat Maqtal Uthmān "The Fitna of... Read more

  • The Second Fitna

    The Second Fitna, or Second Islamic Civil War, was a period of general political and military disorder that afflicted the Islamic world during the... Read more

  • Battle of Karbala

    The Battle of Karbala took place on Muharram 10, in the year 61 of the Islamic calendar (October 9 or 10, 680) in Karbala, in present day Iraq. On... Read more

  • Safavid Dynasty of Iran

    The Safavids (Persian: صفویان; Azerbaijani: صفوی‌لر) were one of the most significant ruling dynasties of Iran. They ruled the greatest Iranian... Read more

  • Abbas I reigns as shah of Safavid Empire

    Shāh ‘Abbās the Great or Shāh ‘Abbās I (Persian: شاه عباس بزرگ) (born January 27, 1571; died January 19, 1629) was Shah (king) of Iran, and the... Read more