Beihaghi and Political Wings in Ghaznavid Dynasty
Abolfazl Beihaghi (385 – 470 Lunar), who was Bu Nasr Meshkan’s student, in Ghaznavid era, has pictured over 50 years of Ghaznavid history in his priceless book. In this book he not only recites history, but he also records and criticizes socio-political atmosphere and mannerisms and behaviors of Ghaznavid emirs and politicians. One of the most important subjects mentioned in every corner of what is left of this book, that consists of reports and events of 10 years of Masoud Ghaznavi’s reign (421-431 lunar), is the presence of two wings of power, i.e. Mahmoudian (followers of the father) and Masoudian (followers of the son). Beihaghi meticulously states these events.This article proves socio-political values of “Beihaghi history” alongside linguistic, historical and literary research.
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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)
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