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Samanid

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History of Iran
Elamite Empire
Median Empire
Achaemenid dynasty
Seleucid dynasty
Parthian Empire
Sassanid dynasty
Ziyarid dynasty
Samanid dynasty
Buwayhid dynasty
Ghaznavid Empire
Seljuk Turkish empire
Khwarezmid Empire
Ilkhanate
Muzaffarid dynasty
Timurid dynasty
Safavid dynasty
Afsharid dynasty
Zand dynasty
Qajar dynasty
Pahlavi dynasty
Iranian Revolution
Islamic Republic of Iran

The Samanid dynasty (819-999) was a Persian dynasty in Central Asia, named after its founder Saman Khoda. They revived Persian traditions and language after the Islamic conquest of Iran. Their capitals were Bukhara, Samarqand and Herat.

The Samanids were the first native rulers after the Arabic conquest, and they are considered the beginning of the Tajik nation.

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Samanid Amirs

See also

nl:Samaniden pl:samanidzi

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