Shah Abbas - The Remaking of Iran (London) Reviews
Description:Exhibit on display at the British Museum, London. Explore the reign of one of Iran's most influential rulers: Shah ... more
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'Shah Abbas: The Remaking of Iran' is the British Museum's latest 'blockbuster' exhibition and is the third in their series of exhibitions on great leaders. Shah Abbas is in good company and follows in the footsteps of the first Chinese Emperor (he of the Terracotta Army) and the Roman Emperor Hadrian. Apparently the fourth in the great leader series will be Montezuma who'll be featured later this year. The exhibition opened on February 19th to a fanfare of publicity. I knew it was coming a long time ago because I subscribe to the British Museum's e-mailing list and I've been looking forward to the exhibition for months. I thought that was probably just me ... Read the complete review
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