|Seljuk Period |
The Seljuk Toghrol Beg from Seljuk
In 1047 Toghrol Beg from Seljuk dynasty made Isfahan as the Capital. Soon Isfahan was highly developed and was converted to a great city. During 12 years of Toghrol Beg ruling period a new expanded and prosperous city Isfahan was born.
The city was further developed under Thoghrol's successors. Alb Arsalan and Malek Shah took advantage of learned vizier (minister) named Khaje Nezam Al – Molk.
Great magnificent buildings were constructed during Seljuk rulers; in fact Seljuk and Safavid dynasties highly developed Isfahan.
The congregational Mosque (Jameh) has been considered as one of the wonders of the world. The last Seljuk ruler was defeated Ala al Din Takish from Kharazm Shah Dynasty, a dynasty which survived for a short time.