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Functional development of Qahraman official position in Abbasid Institution From the second to the fourth century AH (132- 320AH)
Ali mohammad Valavi, Seyyedeh Golnoosh Kardan
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The formation of various occupations and positions and related developments has been one of the important issues in the Abbasid era and has been influenced by various geographical, social, political, cultural and economic factors.Qahraman among those already established positions like scribe (kitabat) and ministry (vizarat) was under the control of Abbasid authority, whether in power or weakness of administration. This concept taken into consideration in Greece as Oikonomia and in ancient Persia as Kuhrumân, was formally applied in economics, ethics, literature, politics and governance. The position of Qahraman in the aforementioned era, enjoying economic-political status, appeared in various common roles such as procurement, brokerage, scribe (copying texts) and serving.
Applying descriptive analytical approach this research studies on the Functional development of Qahraman official position in Abbasid administration. The findings show that according to the given duration, Qahraman economic function has been weakened however its political function has conversely been strengthened.
Keywords: Abbasid Caliphate, economic function, political function, Qahraman official position, Qahramana
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/11/11 | Accepted: 2017/11/11

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