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Scope note
Refers to the style, culture, and period of the Persianate Sunni Turkoman tribal confederation that ruled 1378-1503, under an Islamic dynasty in eastern Anatolia, Iran, and Iraq. Rising to power by supporting Timur, Akkoyunlu princes were patrons of architecture, metalwork and book arts.
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